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Cór·do·ba

 (kôr′də-bə)
1. (also kôr′dō-vä) A city of north-central Argentina northwest of Buenos Aires. It was founded in 1573.
2. (also kôr′thō-vä) A city of southern Spain on the Guadalquivir River east-northeast of Seville. Probably established by Carthaginians, it was later ruled by Romans and Visigoths. During the ninth and tenth centuries, as the seat of the Moorish caliphate, Córdoba was one of the largest cities in the world and was renowned as a cultural and intellectual center.

Cor′do·van (-vən) adj. & n.

cor·do·ba

 (kôr′də-bə, -və)
n.
See Table at currency.

[American Spanish córdoba, after Francisco Fernández de Córdoba (1475?-1526?), Spanish explorer.]

córdoba

(ˈkɔːdəbə)
n
(Currencies) the standard monetary unit of Nicaragua, divided into 100 centavos
[named in honour of Francisco Fernández de Córdoba2]

Córdoba

(Spanish ˈkɔrðoβa)
n
1. (Placename) a city in central Argentina: university (1613). Pop: 1 592 000 (2005 est)
2. (Placename) a city in S Spain, on the Guadalquivir River: centre of Moorish Spain (711–1236). Pop: 318 628 (2003 est). English name: Cordova

Córdoba

(Spanish ˈkɔrðoβa) or

Córdova

n
(Biography) Francisco Fernández de (franˈθisko fɛrˈnandɛθ de). died 1518, Spanish soldier and explorer, who discovered Yucatán

cor•do•ba

or cór•do•ba

(ˈkɔr də bə, -və)

n., pl. -bas.
the basic monetary unit of Nicaragua.
[after Francisco Hernández de Córdoba, 16th-century Spanish conquistador]

Cór•do•ba

(ˈkɔr də bə, -və)

n.
1. Also, Cor′do•ba, Cordova. a city in S Spain on the Guadalquivir River: the capital of Spain under Moorish rule. 304,826.
2. a city in central Argentina. 1,208,713.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.cordoba - the basic unit of money in Nicaragua; equal to 100 centavos
centavo - a fractional monetary unit of several countries: El Salvador and Sao Tome and Principe and Brazil and Argentina and Bolivia and Colombia and Cuba and the Dominican Republic and Ecuador and El Salvador and Guatemala and Honduras and Mexico and Nicaragua and Peru and the Philippines and Portugal
Nicaraguan monetary unit - monetary unit in Nicaragua
2.Cordoba - Spanish explorer who discovered Yucatan (1475-1526)
3.Cordoba - a city in southern Spain; center of Moorish culture
Espana, Kingdom of Spain, Spain - a parliamentary monarchy in southwestern Europe on the Iberian Peninsula; a former colonial power
4.Cordoba - a city in central Argentina; site of a university founded in 1613
Argentina, Argentine Republic - a republic in southern South America; second largest country in South America
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La toma de posesion fue realizada el 23 de mayo por Francisco de Monsalve, dean de la iglesia patriarcal, que sucedio en el cargo a otro ilustre varon de la Casa de los Cordobas, Diego Fernandez de Cordoba y Lasso de Castilla.
Approximation to the ecclesiastic Luis Fernandez of Cordoba y Portocarrero
Nuestro personaje, Luis Fernandez de Cordoba y Portocarrero, nacio en la capital cordobesa en febrero del ano 1555.
La noticia, segun Gomez Bravo, fue acogida con gran entusiasmo por la ciudad de Cordoba (5).
Asimismo, nombra como heredero universal al convento de Nuestra Senora de la Caridad de Guadalcazar y como albaceas, a los senores condes de Palma, a su sobrino el virrey Diego Fernandez de Cordoba, al dean y chantre de la Iglesia sevillana, a su primo Rodrigo de Narvaez, al penitenciario Gonzalo de Cordoba, al visitador Juan de Zapata, al doctor Eugenio de Chiriboga y finalmente, al licenciado Fernando de Ojeda, oidor de la Real Audiencia.
Y es que, probablemente, la influencia del eclesiastico Luis Fernandez de Cordoba tuvo repercusion en el hecho de que su sobrino Diego encabezara por vez primera el marquesado de Guadalcazar, que hasta entonces habia sido senorio.
Este nombramiento tendra lugar en la congregacion celebrada en Valladolid en el ano 1602, a la que don Luis Fernandez de Cordoba acude como dean de la catedral cordobesa (16).
As with all Seats, the new Cordobas are also covered by a three-year/60,000 mile warranty, five years' roadside assistance, and a 12-year anti-perforation body warranty.
The offer is available to customers aged between 25 and 80 buying any new Cordoba registered before July.
The Cordoba SE is equipped with the most potent diesel engine available in its class, the 1.
Actas del XV Congreso Nacional de Cronistas Espanoles y XXVReunion Anual de Cronistas Cordobeses (Cordoba, 1994), Cordoba, Diputacion de Cordoba, 1997, pp.