postconquest

adjective post·con·quest \ ˌpōst-ˈkän-ˌkwest , -ˈkäŋ- ; ˈ-käŋ-kwəst \

Definition of postconquest

: following a conquest
  • During the postconquest period from 1544 to 1638, when the Maya expelled the Spanish from most of Belize …
  • —B. Bower

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1880

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