preconquest

adjective
pre·​con·​quest | \ ˌprē-ˈkän-ˌkwest How to pronounce preconquest (audio) , -ˈkäŋ-; -ˈkäŋ-kwəst \
variants: or pre-conquest

Definition of preconquest

: existing or relating to a time before a conquest the preconquest Americas their preconquest history

First Known Use of preconquest

1877, in the meaning defined above

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“Preconquest.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/preconquest. Accessed 14 Jun. 2021.

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