noun, plural a·de·lan·ta·dos [ad-l-ahn-tah-dohz; Spanish ah-th e-lahn-tah-th aws] /ˌæd l ɑnˈtɑ doʊz; Spanish ˌɑ ðɛ lɑnˈtɑ ðɔs/. History/Historical.
Origin of adelantado
Examples from the Web for adelantado
When they all reached the shore where the other royal town is situated, the Adelantado ordered out a barque fully equipped.De Orbe Novo, Volume 1 (of 2)|Trans. by Francis Augustus MacNutt
They asked for the Jauriqui,1 their name for the Adelantado, and were told that he was in the camp.The Voyages of Pedro Fernandez de Quiros|Pedro Fernandez de Quiros
Don Alonso de Aguilar and the adelantado of Andalusia led the squadron of advance.Chronicle of the Conquest of Granada|Washington Irving
The Adelantado—his hurt was slight—wrote again to the Admiral.
He had letters for the Adelantado from the great brother, having waited in Cadiz while they were written.