Origin of cacique
Examples from the Web for cacique
It is from the perspective of a Mexican cacique on his deathbed.My Father Sergio Muñoz Bata’s Friendship With Novelist Carlos Fuentes|Lorenza Muñoz|May 16, 2012|DAILY BEAST
The head is that of Ruminhauy, or Rumminaui, a Peruvian cacique.The Ceramic Art|Jennie J. Young
The Cacique of Casqui came to the Governor, and brought his people with him.
It had been found by a cacique, not on a river bank but in a dry mound.De Orbe Novo, Volume 1 (of 2)|Trans. by Francis Augustus MacNutt
They removed from that town to the one where the cacique was accustomed to live, because it was in the open field.Original Narratives of Early American History|Vaca and Others
The office is for life, unless terminated by improper behavior, when the cacique may be deposed.