Origin of Cortes
Definition for cortes (2 of 2)
Examples from the Web for cortes
According to Cortes, immigrants lower the prices of products consumed by highly educated consumers by 0.4 percent of GDP.
Cortes says the two Tea Party positions are not mutually exclusive, and Meckler says he agrees, to a point.
Cortes sent immediate orders to purchase the whole cargo, and all the people came up to join us to our great satisfaction.
The deputies were refused seats in the Cortes, and it was decided that the Constitution of 1812 did not apply to Cuba.The History of Cuba, vol. 2|Willis Fletcher Johnson
Soon after the departure of the friars, Cortes sent out his last expedition.History of the State of California|John T. Frost
Cortes received him with great ceremony, embracing him in sign of respect, and they sat down together.
We were retracing the course of Cortes as he cruised round from the island of Cozumel, whither we were bound.The American Egypt|Channing Arnold
British Dictionary definitions for cortes (1 of 2)
Word Origin for Cortes
British Dictionary definitions for cortes (2 of 2)
Word Origin and History for cortes
1660s, legislative houses of Spain or Portugal, from Spanish and Portuguese plural of corte, from Latin cortem (see court (n.)).