post·​con·​quest ˌpōst-ˈkän-ˌkwest How to pronounce postconquest (audio)
: following a conquest
During the postconquest period from 1544 to 1638, when the Maya expelled the Spanish from most of Belize …B. Bower

Word History

First Known Use

1880, in the meaning defined above

Time Traveler
The first known use of postconquest was in 1880

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“Postconquest.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 18 May. 2024.

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