- a person who conquers or vanquishes; victor.
Origin of conqueror
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Examples from the Web for conqueror
The higher power has many names -- daylight, conqueror, monarch.Leaps of Faith: Wrestling With Uncertainty and Finding Grace Through the Music of Hiss Golden Messenger
March 2, 2014
Here's a long excerpt, with my emphasis: Would we name our children Warrior, Conqueror, Sword, or Holy War?Islamophobe With Militarist Name Attacks Muslims For Militarist Names
April 12, 2013
William Rufus, son of William the Conqueror was gay, as was James I, his son Charles I and Richard I (Richard the Lionheart).Oral History: The Sex Lives of the Kings and Queens of England
July 10, 2012
Aegon the Conqueror, who arrived in Westeros from ancient Valyria, used his three dragons to conquer the entire continent.
It was forged by the heat of dragons' breath when 1,000 bent their swords in fealty to Aegon the Conqueror.
So he just sat there, quivering, bleeding, battered—but a conqueror.A Night Out
Like the tomb of William the Conqueror at Caen, it disappeared long ago.Yorkshire Painted And Described
She was not a conqueror of nations or a distributor of crowns, but a giver of alms.Female Scripture Biographies, Vol. II
Francis Augustus Cox
What difference is there between the figure of the conqueror and that of the pirate?The Black Tulip
Alexandre Dumas (Pere)
This is not recorded in history: the conqueror of Percy is unknown.A Dish Of Orts
- William the. See William I
Word Origin and History for conqueror
c.1300, from Anglo-French conquerour, Old French conquereor, from Old French conquerre (see conquer). Another early form was conquestor. William the Conqueror so called from early 12c. in Anglo-Latin: Guillelmus Magus id est conquæstor rex Anglorum.