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 alcalde
The alcalde was trying to change the course of the conversation.The Social Cancer|Jos Rizal
But the Alcalde was the chief influence in the town, and it was policy to cultivate him.
He brought an action before the Alcalde for an accounting and for the affirmation of his interest in the claims.Memoirs of Orange Jacobs|Orange Jacobs
It was all he had in the world, but he did not tell the Alcalde so.
Alcalde: See, you have betrayed yourself; that is the very person we suppose him to be.