(in Spain or Portugal) the two houses constituting the national legislative body.
Other definitions for Cortés (2 of 2)
Her·nan·do [er-nahn-daw] /ɛrˈnɑn dɔ/ Her·nán [er-nahn], /ɛrˈnɑn/, 1485–1547, Spanish conqueror of Mexico.
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How to use Cortes in a sentence
There should be more training on social media safety, Cortés says—and a clear mechanism for legal recourse when people are threatened online.The mothers of Mexico’s missing use social media to search for mass graves | Chantal Flores | October 11, 2022 | MIT Technology Review
The Cortés papers and missing Oxyrhynchus pieces were identified because of academic intervention.Forget Art and Gems, Thieves Make Discreet Millions at the Library | Candida Moss | May 30, 2021 | The Daily Beast
According to Cortes, immigrants lower the prices of products consumed by highly educated consumers by 0.4 percent of GDP.
In the telling insight of populist organizer Ernie Cortes, not only does power corrupt, but “powerlessness also corrupts.”March on Washington Anniversary: a Lesson for Change | Hedrick Smith | August 28, 2012 | THE DAILY BEAST
Just four weeks before the massive collapse of the mine, a mini-avalanche sliced off the left leg of worker Gino Cortes.
Cortes says the two Tea Party positions are not mutually exclusive, and Meckler says he agrees, to a point.
Update: Alex Cortes' quote was amended after initial publication.
Meanwhile the more distant provinces had acknowledged the authority of the Cortes, and had sworn to support the constitution.
The recent law passed by the Spanish Cortes for the suppression of religious houses, has been strictly enforced here.
Meantime, news of these transactions arrived at Rio, as well as notice of the decrees of the Cortes at Lisbon.
The officers of the Lisbon troops talk loudly of his being obliged to do his duty, and obey the mandate of the Cortes.
The Cortes met on the 2nd of January, and continued in deliberation till the 22nd of April.The History of England in Three Volumes, Vol.III. | E. Farr and E. H. Nolan
British Dictionary definitions for Cortes (1 of 2)
the national assembly of Spain and (until 1910) Portugal
British Dictionary definitions for Cortés (2 of 2)
Hernando (ɛrˈnando) or Hernán (ɛrˈnan). 1485–1547, Spanish conquistador: defeated the Aztecs and conquered Mexico (1523)
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