cacique: Meaning and Definition of
Pronunciation: (ku-sēk'), [key]
- a chief of an Indian clan or tribe in Mexico and the West Indies.
- (in Spain and Latin America) a political boss on a local level.
- (in the Philippines) a prominent landowner.
- any of several black and red or black and yellow orioles of the American tropics that construct long, pendent nests.
- cacique (Thesaurus)