[n] - Spanish conquistador who defeated the Aztecs and conquered Mexico (1485-1547)
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Name of the national assemblies of Spain and Portugal. In Spain there were formerly several Cortes representing various districts, the chief being the Cortes of Castile and that of Aragón, each...
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Cor'tes noun plural [ Spanish & Portuguese , from corte court.] The legislative assembly, composed of nobility, clergy, and representatives of cities, which in Spain and in Portugal answers, in some measure, to the Parliament of Great Britain.
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Cortez noun Spanish conquistador who defeated the Aztecs and conquered Mexico (1485-1547)
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• (n. pl.) The legislative assembly, composed of nobility, clergy, and representatives of cities, which in Spain and in Portugal answers, in some measure, to the Parliament of Great Britain.
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a representative assembly, or parliament, of the medieval Iberian kingdoms and, in modern times, the national legislature of Spain and of Portugal.[9 related articles]
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Cortes (kôr'tez, Span. kōr'tās) , representative assembly in Spain. The institution originated (12th–13th cent.) in various Spanish regions with the Christian reconquest; until the 19th cent. the local cortes of Leon, Castile, Aragón, Catalonia, Navarre, Valencia...
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Cortes was the old assembly of the estates in Spain and Portugal. In early times the king was very dependent upon them, especially in the Kingdom of Aragon. When the kingdoms of Aragon and Castile were united under Ferdinand and Isabella the crown succeeded in rendering itself more independent of th...
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Cortes (surname) is surname of Spanish and Portuguese origin. Cortes or Cortés may also refer to: ==Institutions== ==Localities== ...
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Cortês is a city located in the state of Pernambuco, Brazil. Located at 149 km away from Recife, capital of the state of Pernambuco. Has an estimated (Ibge 2009) population of 11.712 inhabitants. ==Geography== ==Economy== The main economic activities in Cortês are largely dominated by the food & ...
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[surname] Cortes or Cortés is a surname of Spanish and Portuguese origin, respectively. It derived from the Old French "curteis," which means `polite, courteous, or well-bred`, and is analogous to the English Curtis, although the English form has become more widely used as a given name. The...
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1) Conqueror of mexico 2) Conquistador 3) Cortes 4) Cortez 5) He introduced chocolate to spain 6) Hernan cortes 7) Hernan cortez 8) Hernando cortes 9) Hernando cortez 10) I sailed for spain and conquered the aztecs in 1521. 11)...
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