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Córdoba

[kawr-duh-buh, -vuh; Spanish kawr-th aw-vah] /ˈkɔr də bə, -və; Spanish ˈkɔr ðɔ vɑ/
noun
1.
Also, Cordoba, 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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  • Their first job is to go to Santiago or Córdoba to buy the mules.

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  • In order to meet these demands the Córdoba breeders had developed production.

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  • At Córdoba, the curve of the rainfall indicates a typical tropical regime, with a summer maximum and a very low minimum in winter.

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  • Martin de Moussy mentions the digging of wells on the new road from Córdoba to Rosario, which was opened about 1860.

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  • Córdoba and Santiago del Estero seem to have been important in connection with the industry of breaking in the mules.

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  • Conveying a load from Rosario to Córdoba cost forty to fifty piastres (eight to ten pounds).

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  • The influence of Buenos Aires spread over the interior and, in spite of the Córdoba tariff, reached the regions of the north-west.

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  • The line from Rosario to Córdoba is, therefore, the chief branch round which the Argentine system developed.

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  • But the Central Córdoba was a narrow-gauge line, expensive to use and necessitating a transfer of goods at Córdoba.

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  • The 1855 concession authorized Wheelwright to extend the Córdoba line westward and link it with the Copiapo line.

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British Dictionary definitions for Córdoba

córdoba

/ˈkɔːdəbə/
noun
1.
the standard monetary unit of Nicaragua, divided into 100 centavos
Word Origin
named in honour of Francisco Fernández de Córdoba2

Córdoba1

/Spanish ˈkɔrðoβa/
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

Córdoba2

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