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cacique División en sílabas: ca·cique
Pronunciación: /kəˈsēk/

Definición de cacique en inglés:

sustantivo

1(In Latin America or the Spanish-speaking Caribbean) a native chief.
Oraciones de ejemplo
  • They lived under nine independent caciques or chiefs, and possessed a simple religion devoid of rites and ceremonies, but with a belief in a supreme being, and the immortality of the soul.
  • The Guarani caciques exchanged women to formalize their alliance with the Spanish against the hostile peoples of the Chaco.
  • She is traditionally represented with two other figures, that of a black henchman, el Negro Felipe, and of an Indian cacique, Guaicapuro.
2(In Spain or Latin America) a local political boss.
Oraciones de ejemplo
  • Tlatoani (head honcho), cacique, and caudillo - these words glisten on the pages of the derisive gubernatorial lexicon.
  • Many such communities are still ruled by caciques (local strongmen) according to ‘uses and customs,’ which may fly in the face of such constitutional rights as religious freedom.
  • It was committed to class struggle in a country that had scarcely had a bourgeois revolution, and to political action in spite of the manipulation of elections by local landowners or caciques.

Origen

Mid 16th century: from Spanish or French, from Taino.

Palabras que riman con cacique

antique, batik, beak, bespeak, bezique, bleak, boutique, caïque, cheek, chic, clique, creak, creek, critique, Dominique, eke, freak, geek, Greek, hide-and-seek, keek, Lalique, leak, leek, Martinique, meek, midweek, Mozambique, Mustique, mystique, oblique, opéra comique, ortanique, peak, Peake, peek, physique, pique, pratique, reek, seek, shriek, Sikh, sleek, sneak, speak, Speke, squeak, streak, teak, technique, tongue-in-cheek, tweak, unique, veronique, weak, week, wreak

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