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cabildo

[kah-veel-daw; English kuh-bil-doh] /kɑˈvil dɔ; English kəˈbɪl doʊ/
noun, plural cabildos
[kah-veel-th aws; English kuh-bil-dohz] /kɑˈvil ðɔs; English kəˈbɪl doʊz/ (Show IPA).
Spanish.
1.
the chapter house of a cathedral.
2.
a town council, especially in Latin America.
3.
a town hall in colonial Spanish America.
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  • Law enforcement was left to the governor, the cabildo, and local alcaldes.

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