alcalde

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English[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Spanish alcalde, from Arabic, meaning "judge". See qadi.

Noun[edit]

alcalde (plural alcaldes)

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  1. The traditional Spanish municipal magistrate, who had both judicial and administrative functions.

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Catalan[edit]

Noun[edit]

alcalde m, f (plural alcaldes)

  1. mayor

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Spanish[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Arabic القاضي (āl-qāḍy) ‘judge’.

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Noun[edit]

alcalde m (plural alcaldes, feminine alcaldesa)

  1. mayor
  2. an official such as an administrator, mayor, or judge (Spanish, Southwestern U.S.)

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