Translation of warlord in Spanish:

warlord

caudillo, n.

Pronunciation /ˈwɔrˌlɔrd//ˈwɔːlɔːd/

noun

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    caudillo masculine
    • Some are the personal armies of aspiring warlords, out to conquer as much territory as they can and hold it by force.
    • Anything that threatened the interests of the regional warlords would be vetoed.
    • Mr Taylor emerged the strongest warlord from that conflict and won presidential elections the following year.
    • The analogy was that this was a nation ruled by twelve regional warlords.
    • The warlord was in Central Asia, in the region along the old border of Afghanistan and China.
    • Opium is grown freely in the countryside and gathered by farmers who sell it to factories employed by, or paying off, the local warlord.
    • The shipowners often draw up contracts with local officials, clan elders or regional warlords.
    • Somaliland, in the north, and Puntland, in the north east, are in the hands of autonomous warlords.
    • Renegade warlords and militants now control much of the main island of Guadalcanal.
    • Somalia has been destroyed as a country, it has been torn into patches which are run by rebel armies of tribal warlords.
    • The warlords already control several small but important enclaves across Afghanistan.
    • The regional and local warlords who were the key allies of the US against the Taliban are not advocates of women's rights.
    • Last week Karzai threatened to resign unless regional warlords paid more revenue into central government coffers.
    • Just handing over the country to the warlords of the Northern Alliance once the war against the Taliban is won would be a kind of betrayal.
    • These networks soon recruited tribal warlords and mobilised tribal extended families.
    • The real struggle now is to bring the warlords together to manage the peace.
    • President Charles Taylor is a former warlord who seized power and then was elected to it.
    • The US is buying off regional warlords and militia commanders for a variety of reasons.
    • Witnesses have told an Old Bailey jury they were imprisoned in a blood-stained room and beaten under the command of an Afghan warlord.
    • An Anglo-Saxon ruler of this period was above all else a warlord, a dryhten, as the Old-English sources put it.