Origin of conqueror
Examples from the Web for conquerors
And where was this magical land of Khorasan, whence the conquerors would come?
Now they are the undefeated winners of Group D, conquerors of Greece, and the latest quarterfinalists.What Hillary Clinton Can Learn From Portugal, Costa Rica, and England in the World Cup|Nathan Daschle|July 1, 2014|DAILY BEAST
After Japan invaded the Korean Peninsula in 1905, the conquerors sought to co-opt local pride to reinforce Japanese hegemony.Such a Sweet Little Dictator: Kim Jong-un and North Korea’s Child Cult|Scott Bixby|April 24, 2014|DAILY BEAST
Some nobles made terms whereby they were allowed to retain their estates, but the majority of them opposed the conquerors.A History of Spain|Charles E. Chapman
Now, what I want to know is this—does not conquest give the conquerors a right to the conquered territory?Satanstoe|James Fenimore Cooper
Pretty women dressed themselves in their richest garments and smiled their sweetest smiles to charm the conquerors.Porto Rico|Arthur D. Hall
The humanity displayed by the conquerors was not less conspicuous, nor less honourable than their courage.The Life of George Washington, Vol. 3 (of 5)|John Marshall
The boy arose, and turned to the conquerors, every feature convulsed with hate.The Fair God|Lew Wallace
British Dictionary definitions for conquerors
Word Origin and History for conquerors
c.1300, from Anglo-French conquerour, Old French conquereor, from Old French conquerre (see conquer). Another early form was conquestor. William the Conqueror so called from early 12c. in Anglo-Latin: Guillelmus Magus id est conquæstor rex Anglorum.