the mayor of a Spanish or Spanish-American town, with certain judicial powers
Origin of alcaldeSpanish from Arabic al q???, the judge from qa??, to judge
The mayor or chief judicial official of a Spanish town.
Origin of alcaldeSpanish from Arabic al-qā&dlowdot;ī al- the qā&dlowdot;ī judge active participle of qa&dlowdot;ā to judge q&saclod;y
- Not to be confused with alcaide.