Cordova


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Cordova

(ˈkɔːdəvə)
n
(Placename) the English name for Córdoba12

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.Cordova - Spanish explorer who discovered Yucatan (1475-1526)
2.Cordova - 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
3.Cordova - 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
Translations

Cordova

[ˈkɔːdəvə] NCórdoba f
References in classic literature ?
Father Kelly, the priest, had found the name of the Spanish maker on the sword and an abbreviation that stood for the city of Cordova.
And if it be the will of God that thou shalt be deprived of thy daughter, do not thou tarry, old man, in this land of bloodshed and cruelty; but betake thyself to Cordova, where thy brother liveth in safety, under the shadow of the throne, even of the throne of Boabdil the Saracen; for less cruel are the cruelties of the Moors unto the race of Jacob, than the cruelties of the Nazarenes of England.
On looking around him, however, as he could perceive no threatening object, as nothing indicated that he ran any real danger, as the bench was comfortably covered with a well-stuffed cushion, as the wall was ornamented with a beautiful Cordova leather, and as large red damask curtains, fastened back by gold clasps, floated before the window, he perceived by degrees that his fear was exaggerated, and he began to turn his head to the right and the left, upward and downward.
It would be very tiresome staying here, and so four of us ran the quarantine blockade and spent seven delightful days in Seville, Cordova, Cadiz, and wandering through the pleasant rural scenery of Andalusia, the garden of Old Spain.
The names which Athelny mentioned, Avila, Tarragona, Saragossa, Segovia, Cordova, were like trumpets in his heart.
said he, "if ye fall this day ye fall by no mean hands, for the flower of the knighthood of Castile ride under the banner of Don Tello, with the chivalry of Asturias, Toledo, Leon, Cordova, Galicia, and Seville.
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One of our challenges at Kaiser is the tighter supply and demand for health care professionals,'' said Richard Cordova, senior vice president and chief operating officer of Kaiser Permanente.
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