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from The Century Dictionary.

  • noun A reconquest; specifically, the regaining of Spain by the Spaniards from the Moors in the fifteenth century. See the extract.

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  • "The term Reconquista (in English, 'reconquest') was popularized by Mexican writers Carlos Fuentes and Elena Poniatowska to describe the demographic and cultural presence of Mexicans into the Southwestern United States." (source)

    June 2, 2009