noun, plural al·cal·des [al-kal-deez; Spanish ahl-kahl-thes]. /ælˈkæl diz; Spanish ɑlˈkɑl ðɛs/. (in Spain and Southwestern U.S.)
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I looked round to see where our help was most wanted, and was about to lead them forward, when I heard the voice of the Alcalde.
The Alcalde was kneeling by his side, gazing sadly and earnestly into the face of the dying man.
The Alcalde remained kneeling for a short time by the side of the corpse, his lips moving in prayer.
We (the officers) were sitting in a circle round the general and Alcalde, both of whom appeared uneasy and anxious.
“Consider the best way of protecting this until you reach an alcalde and have a copy made and witnessed,” he said warningly.The Treasure Trail|Marah Ellis Ryan