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

First Known Use of postconquest

1880, in the meaning defined above

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