Cortes

(2 syl.). The Spanish or Portuguese parliament. The word means “court officers.”

Source: Dictionary of Phrase and Fable, E. Cobham Brewer, 1894
A B C D E F G H I J K L M N O P Q R S T U V W X Y Z

More on Cortes from Fact Monster:

  • Henry Cort - Cort, Henry Cort, Henry, 1740–1800, English inventor. He revolutionized the British iron ...
  • Hernán Cortés - Cortés, Hernán Cortés, Hernán, or Hernando Cortez, 1485–1547, ...
  • Cortes - Cortes Cortes , representative assembly in Spain. The institution originated (12th–13th ...
  • Sea of Cortés - Cortés, Sea of: Cortés, Sea of: see California, Gulf of.
  • Gaspar Corte Real - Corte Real or Corte-Real, Gaspar Corte Real or Corte-Real, Gaspar , c.1450–1501?, Portuguese ...

Related Content