Cordova


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Cordova

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

Cordova

[ˈkɔːdəvə] NCórdoba f
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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.
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.''
The names which Athelny mentioned, Avila, Tarragona, Saragossa, Segovia, Cordova, were like trumpets in his heart.
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.
Some have fancied by burying a ray of sunlight, Averroës,--yes, 'tis Averroës,-- Averroës buried one under the first pillar on the left of the sanctuary of the Koran, in the great Mahometan mosque of Cordova; but the vault cannot he opened for the purpose of ascertaining whether the operation has succeeded, until after the lapse of eight thousand years.
"By Saint James!" 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.
Cordova, TN, November 11, 2013 --(PR.com)-- 9312 Kenmont Cv is a five bedroom, three full bathroom Cordova Area home listed for sale for $179,000.
Incumbent Polomolok town councilor Leo Cordova and former Tampakan councilor Richard Ross Barroso filed their respective statements of withdrawal before the Commission on Elections (Comelec) provincial office here at past 2 p.m.
Alexander Santos said Cordova and Abduhalim were conducting an anti-crime operation along Maguindanao street in Barangay New Lower Bicutan at around 1 a.
Projected year of completion of Cebu-Cordova Link Expressway, the third bridge linking Cebu City to the municipality of Cordova in Mactan Island