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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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As he explained to his friends, they would take the steamer from New York to Puerto Cortes, one of the principal seaports of Honduras.
And to come to more modern examples, what scuttled the ships, and left stranded and cut off the gallant Spaniards under the command of the most courteous Cortes in the New World?
"My dear Monsieur Bertuccio," said Monte Cristo, laughing, "control yourself; we are not at Sartena or at Corte. This is not a Corsican arbor, but an English garden; badly kept, I own, but still you must not calumniate it for that."
The churches of Loboc, Cortes, Maribojoc and Loon are now 60 to 65 percent complete, said Fr.
Summary: Cortes said amnesty-seekers who are facing financial and legal issues should take advantage of the second extension.
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Los cortes de los pastos, segun la frecuencia y alturas de corte, se realizaron utilizando una hoz.
Em breve sintese, foi discutido se o Sistema Europeu entende as pessoas juridicas como legitimas para acessarem as cortes europeias (23), desde que o centro da peticao seja, de fato, a pessoa moral, e nao as pessoas fisicas que a compoem (24).