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Cacique   /kəsˈik/   Listen

Black-and-red or black-and-yellow orioles of the American tropics.  Synonym: cazique.

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... From Aromaia a cacique Putijma accompanied him towards Mount Iconuri, which contained a gold mine. 'Being a very ill footman,' he soon gave in. He sent Keymis on, arranging that they should meet at the Cumaca. Putijma conducted Keymis to the mine. On his own route Ralegh passed many rocks like gold ore, ...
— Sir Walter Ralegh - A Biography • William Stebbing

... Administration of the Adelantado.—Expedition to the Province of Xaragua II. Establishment of a Chain of Military Posts.—Insurrection of Guarionex, the Cacique of the Vega III. The Adelantado Repairs to Xaragua to receive Tribute IV. Conspiracy of Roldan V. The Adelantado repairs to the Vega in relief of Fort Conception. —His Interview with Roldan VI. Second Insurrection of ...
— The Life and Voyages of Christopher Columbus (Vol. II) • Washington Irving

Words linked to "Cacique" :   American oriole, genus Cacicus, New World oriole, Cacicus, oriole

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