Definition of regidor in English:

regidor

(also regidore)

noun

  • Chiefly in Spain and Spanish-speaking countries: a member of a cabildo or municipal council; a councillor; a village official.

Origin

Early 17th century; earliest use found in James Mabbe (d. ?1642), translator. From Spanish regidor governor from regir to rule, to reign (14th cent.; from classical Latin regere to rule, govern + -dor, suffix forming agent nouns. Compare Old Occitan regidor governor, Catalan regidor ruler, controller.

Pronunciation

regidor

/ˈrɛdʒɪdɔː//rɛxɪˈdɔː/