noun, plural a·de·lan·ta·dos [ad-l-ahn-tah-dohz; Spanish ah-the-lahn-tah-thaws]. /ˌæd l ɑnˈtɑ doʊz; Spanish ˌɑ ðɛ lɑnˈtɑ ðɔs/. History/Historical.
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Example sentences from the Web for adelantado
“I thank you, noble gentlemen,” were the words of the Adelantado, as they separated for the night.
But the adelantado positively refused to let the Frenchmen have his shallop or bateau.
Leaving a party to guard the boats, the Adelantado set off on foot with the remainder, sleeping one night on the road.
The cacique attempted to get loose, but was held firm in the iron grasp of the Adelantado.
The Adelantado distributed among them various trinkets, which so pleased them that they came with still more abundant supplies.