Meaning of Cortes

Cor•tes

Pronunciation: (kôr'tiz Sp. kôr'tes), [key]
  1. (in Spain or Portugal) the two houses constituting the national legislative body.

Cor•tés

Pronunciation: (kôr-tez' Sp. kôr-tes'), [key]
  1. 1485–1547, Spanish conqueror of Mexico.
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