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Cor·tés

 (kôr-tĕz′, -tĕs′), Hernando or Hernán 1485-1547.
Spanish explorer and conquistador who conquered Aztec Mexico for Spain.
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Cortes

(ˈkɔːtɛz; Spanish ˈkortes)
n
(Government, Politics & Diplomacy) the national assembly of Spain and (until 1910) Portugal
[C17: from Spanish, literally: courts, plural of corte court, from Latin cohors cohort]

Cortés

(ˈkɔːtɛz; Spanish korˈtes) or

Cortez

n
(Biography) Hernando (ɛrˈnando) or Hernán (ɛrˈnan). 1485–1547, Spanish conquistador: defeated the Aztecs and conquered Mexico (1523)
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Cor•tes

(ˈkɔr tɪz, -tɛz)

n.
the national legislature of Spain or Portugal.
[1660–70; < Sp, pl. of corte court]

Cor•tés

or Cor•tez

(kɔrˈtɛz)

n.
Hernando or Hernán, 1485–1547, Spanish conqueror of Mexico.
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