Definition of reconquista in English:

reconquista

noun

  • A reclamation of territory, power, etc., likened to the reconquest of Islamic Spain.

Origin

1970s; earliest use found in Columbus (Nebraska) Telegram. From Spanish reconquista reconquest from reconquistar to reconquer from re- + conquistar.

Pronunciation

reconquista

/ˌriːkɒnˈkwɪstə//ˌreɪkɒnˈkiːstə/