noun, plural al·cal·des [al-kal-deez; Spanish ahl-kahl-th es] /ælˈkæl diz; Spanish ɑlˈkɑl ðɛs/. (in Spain and Southwestern U.S.)
Origin of alcalde
Examples from the Web for alcade
As soon as a traveller enters the village, the Alcade and the Rejidores make their appearance, and demand his passport.
On the first night performance of "The Alcade," she played in a curtain-raiser, "Bertram."Repertory Of The Comedie Humaine, Complete, A -- Z|Anatole Cerfberr and Jules Franois Christophe
With due consideration for thy rank, alcade, thou shalt ornament a topping branch of your own beech tree.
The alcade and postmaster were false to their country, and in the pay of the invaders.
His magisterial brow, for he was alcade as well as schoolmaster, relaxed into a civil smile.