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conqueror

[kong-ker-er] /ˈkɒŋ kər ər/
noun
1.
a person who conquers or vanquishes; victor.
Origin of conqueror
1250-1300
1250-1300; Middle English conquerour < Anglo-French; Old French conquereor, equivalent to conquer- conquer + -eor < Latin -ōr- -or1 or -ātōr- -ator
Synonyms
vanquisher, winner.
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Conqueror

/ˈkɒŋkərə/
noun
1.
William the. See William I
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conqueror

n.

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.

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