a town in NW Spain, SW of Valladolid: treaty (1494) defining the colonial spheres of Spain and Portugal.
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How to use Tordesillas in a sentence
The remaining years of her miserable existence were spent at Tordesillas, where she died on the 11th of April 1555.
To appearances, Cabot had met with such land on the Portuguese side of the division line of the treaty of Tordesillas.
Here we found the French in some force, their main body having retired across the Duero to Tordesillas.Twenty-Five Years in the Rifle Brigade | William Surtees
He himself marched directly on that point, crossing the river at Tordesillas.Under Wellington's Command | G. A. Henty
After a year of diplomatic wrangling a treaty was signed at Treaty of Tordesillas.The Discovery of America Vol. 1 (of 2) | John Fiske.