cordoba

[kawr-duh-buh, -vuh; Spanish kawr-th aw-vah]
noun, plural cor·do·bas [kawr-duh-buh z, -vuh z; Spanish kawr-th aw-vahs] /ˈkɔr də bəz, -vəz; Spanish ˈkɔr ðɔ vɑs/,
  1. a silver coin and monetary unit of Nicaragua, equal to 100 centavos.

Córdoba

[kawr-duh-buh, -vuh; Spanish kawr-th aw-vah]
noun
  1. Also Cor·do·ba, Cordova. a city in S Spain on the Guadalquivir River: the capital of Spain under Moorish rule.
  2. a city in central Argentina.
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Examples from the Web for cordoba

Contemporary Examples of cordoba

  • The professional miserabilist, whose hits include, ‘The Queen is Dead’, told gig-goers in Cordoba that.

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    Morrissey Hates William and Kate

    Tom Sykes

    March 6, 2012

  • For that reason, the effort has been rebranded as "Park51," rather than the Cordoba House.

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    The Money Behind the Mosque

    Asra Q. Nomani

    August 20, 2010

  • Rauf's group, the Cordoba Initiative, isn't even directly handling the fundraising for the proposed cultural center.

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    The Money Behind the Mosque

    Asra Q. Nomani

    August 20, 2010

  • But the hysteria over the Cordoba Initiative has marked a tipping point.

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    Geert Wilders Invades America

    Michelle Goldberg

    August 8, 2010

  • For others, however, Cordoba House represents a cultural affront.

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    The New American Culture War

    Reihan Salam

    August 7, 2010

Historical Examples of cordoba

  • Besides, in what is now Portugal there had been no great capital like Cordoba.

    Portuguese Architecture

    Walter Crum Watson

  • There are four only that are riding back toward the Cordoba road.

    Ahead of the Army

    W. O. Stoddard

  • Within ten days of his reaching Havana, Cordoba died of his wounds.

    The American Egypt

    Channing Arnold

  • Cordoba lost twenty men, and many of the Indians were killed.

    The American Egypt

    Channing Arnold

  • Tucuman is now reached by railway from the south by way of Cordoba.

    Argentina

    W. A. Hirst


British Dictionary definitions for cordoba

córdoba

noun
  1. the standard monetary unit of Nicaragua, divided into 100 centavos

Word Origin for córdoba

named in honour of Francisco Fernández de Córdoba 2

Córdoba

1
noun
  1. a city in central Argentina: university (1613). Pop: 1 592 000 (2005 est)
  2. a city in S Spain, on the Guadalquivir River: centre of Moorish Spain (711–1236). Pop: 318 628 (2003 est)English name: Cordova

Córdoba

2

Crdova

noun
  1. Francisco Fernández de (franˈθisko fɛrˈnandɛθ de). died 1518, Spanish soldier and explorer, who discovered Yucatán
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