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The success of Kon-Tiki supported the claims of Spanish conquistadors that similarly constructed Incan rafts made the same voyage.
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CONQUISTADOR Defined for English Language Learners
Definition of conquistador for English Language Learners
: a leader in the Spanish conquests of America, Mexico, and Peru in the 16th century
CONQUISTADOR Defined for Kids
Definition of conquistador for Students
: a leader in the Spanish conquest especially of Mexico and Peru in the 16th century
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