cabildo

(Spanish: `municipal council`), the fundamental unit of local government in colonial Spanish America. Conforming to a tradition going back to the ... [2 related articles]
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Cabildo

[opera] Cabildo is the only opera by the American composer Amy Beach, her opus 149. This chamber opera is in one act and has a libretto by Nan Bagby Stephens. Beach composed the music in 1932 and made use of folksong and Creole tunes. However, the work was not performed in her lifetime and received its first performance in 1947. Subsequent ...
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Cabildo

[council] A cabildo (kaˈβildo) or ayuntamiento (lang) was a former, Spanish colonial and early postcolonial administrative council that governed a municipality. Cabildos were sometimes appointed, sometimes elected, but were considered to be representative of all land-owning heads of household (vecinos). The colonial cabildo was essentiall...
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cabildo

cabildo (käbēl'dō) , autonomous municipal council, the lowest administrative unit in the Spanish government. The institution was especially influential in Spanish America, where it was set up in the early 16th cent. in imitation of the Castilian ayuntamiento, the name it was at ...
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Cabildo

[magazine] Cabildo is an Argentine magazine which is considered the main press organ of nationalist Catholicism in the country. First published in the 1970s and then inactive during most of the 1990s, the magazine has become notorious for its xenophobic and anti-Semitic editorial line. The first issue of Cabildo was published on 17 May 1973...
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Cabildo

[Cuba] Cabildos de nación were African ethnic associations created in Cuba in the late 16th century based on the Spanish cofradías (guilds or fraternities) that were organized in Seville for the first time around the 14th century. The Sevillian cofradías had the tutelage of a Catholic saint and were held in the saint’s chapel. The firs...
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