- a town in NW Spain, SW of Valladolid: treaty (1494) defining the colonial spheres of Spain and Portugal.
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Examples from the Web for tordesillas
Tordesillas was imprisoned a short time after his master, on the suspicion that he entertained the same opinions.
Dans un moment, me dit Tordesillas, on va nous apporter à manger: nous allons souper ici tous deux.
War once set a-going, Padilla went down to Tordesillas to see the queen.
Padilla hurried back, hearing his wife was ill, and in his absence the Imperial army sacked Tordesillas.
The remaining years of her miserable existence were spent at Tordesillas, where she died on the 11th of April 1555.