Learn words through baseball news: Cacique

In the Miami New Times article, it was revealed that one of Alex Rodriguez‘s code names was “Cacique”.

So what does Cacique mean?

Well, according to Dictionary.com:

ca·cique

[kuh-seek] Show IPA

noun

1.

a chief of an Indian clan or tribe in Mexico and the West Indies.

2.

(in Spain and Latin America) a political boss on a local level.

3.

(in the Philippines) a prominent landowner.

4.

any of several black and red or black and yellow orioles of the American tropics that construct long, pendent nests.
So now you know!
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