Cortez


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Noun1.Cortez - Spanish conquistador who defeated the Aztecs and conquered Mexico (1485-1547)Cortez - Spanish conquistador who defeated the Aztecs and conquered Mexico (1485-1547)
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It came into my mind in the nick of time, how Columbus, or Cortez, or one of those people, played an eclipse as a saving trump once, on some savages, and I saw my chance.
But I doubt whether our conquests in the countries I treat of would be as easy as those of Ferdinando Cortez over the naked Americans.
He was heir direct, without anyone to share, in those treasures torn from the Incas and from the conquered of Ferdinand Cortez.
The class of power, the working heroes, the Cortez, the Nelson, the Napoleon, see that this is the festivity and permanent celebration of such as they; that fashion is funded talent; is Mexico, Marengo, and Trafalgar beaten out thin; that the brilliant names of fashion run back to just such busy names as their own, fifty or sixty years ago.
Paddlers from all over are drawn to the long, pounding surf of the Pacific coast and the tamer "inside" routes throughout the Sea of Cortez.
Every new teacher comes to school with jitters on the first day, and Imelda Cortez was no different.
The psychological and physiological consequences of globalization have been a major part of the subject matter of the contemporary African writer," says Jayne Cortez, a poet and president of OWWA.
Flights to Madagascar start at about $1,500, and for a few thousand more, reputable outfits like Lemur 2000, Cortez Travel or Manaca offer all-inclusive packages with some green accommodation options.
AS RESIDENTS OF THE SMALL WESTERN COLORADO TOWN OF CORTEZ WRESTLE WITH THE REALITIES OF WHAT APPEARS TO BE A HORRIFIC GAY BASHING THAT ENDED IN MURDER, LAWMAKERS IN THE HALLS OF CONGRESS ARE AGAIN DEBATING THE MERITS OF A FEDERAL HATE-CRIMES BILL THAT INCLUDES PROTECTIONS BASED ON SEXUAL ORIENTATION.
Although Jayne Cortez is one of the most popular poets in the United States, few critics have examined her work in detail.
These human rights violations are a "sign of civil instability," according to Cortez.