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Adelantado   Listen
noun
Adelantado  n.  A governor of a province; a commander.






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"Adelantado" Quotes from Famous Books



... church of Manila was erected as a parochial church, under the title of the Immaculate Conception of our Lady, at the end of the year 1571, when the adelantado and conquistador, Legaspi, divided the lands and site of Manila. Although I have read in a certain manuscript that that first erection was made with four clerics, I cannot find in history anything that verifies this statement. For the printed ...
— The Philippine Islands, 1493-1898 (Vol 28 of 55) • Various



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