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cordoba

[kawr-duh-buh, -vuh; Spanish kawr-th aw-vah] /ˈkɔr də bə, -və; Spanish ˈkɔr ðɔ vɑ/
noun, plural cordobas
[kawr-duh-buh z, -vuh z; Spanish kawr-th aw-vahs] /ˈkɔr də bəz, -vəz; Spanish ˈkɔr ðɔ vɑs/ (Show IPA)
1.
a silver coin and monetary unit of Nicaragua, equal to 100 centavos.

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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  • Besides, in what is now Portugal there had been no great capital like cordoba.

    Portuguese Architecture Walter Crum Watson
  • cordoba lost twenty men, and many of the Indians were killed.

    The American Egypt Channing Arnold
  • The first movement was towards the old university town of cordoba.

  • Within ten days of his reaching Havana, cordoba died of his wounds.

    The American Egypt Channing Arnold
  • Farther on a disastrous fight took place which ended in the loss of fifty Spaniards and the retreat of cordoba.

    The American Egypt Channing Arnold
British Dictionary definitions for cordoba

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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