Definitions

from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License

  • n. A governor of a province; a commander.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • n. A governor of a province; a commander.

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • n. The title formerly given in Spain to the governor of a province.

Etymologies

Spanish, from adelantar to advance, to promote. (Wiktionary)

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