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Cortes US English

The legislative assembly of Spain and formerly of Portugal

Cortés, Hernando US English

(1485–1547), first of the Spanish conquistadors. He overthrew the Aztec empire by conquering its capital, Tenochtitlán, in 1519 and by deposing its emperor, Montezuma. In 1521, he destroyed Tenochtitlán completely, established Mexico City as the capital of New Spain (now Mexico), and served briefly as its governor

Puerto Cortés US English

A port in northwestern Honduras, on the Caribbean coast at the mouth of the Ulua River; population 66,000 (est. 2008)

cortés Spanish-English

polite, courteous

amor cortés Spanish-English

courtly love

cortes constituyentes Spanish-English

constituent assembly

amor cortés Spanish-English

courtly love

cortes constituyentes Spanish-English

constituent assembly

no me cortes in cortar Spanish-English

don't hang up on me, don't put the phone down on me

frente a las Cortes in corte Spanish-English

opposite the Parliament building

tenía varios cortes en la cara in corte Spanish-English

he had several cuts on his face

lo cortés no quita lo valiente in cortés Spanish-English

you still say hello to her after what she did to you? — yes, politeness doesn't have to be a sign of weakness

la trató cortés y respetuosamente, como debe ser in deber Spanish-English

he treated her with courtesy and respect, as he should

este verano hemos tenido varios cortes de agua in corte Spanish-English

the water has been cut off several times this summer

prometió la rápida remisión del proyecto a las Cortes in remisión Spanish-English

he promised to bring the bill before Parliament with all possible speed

¿aún la saludas después de lo que te hizo? — sí, lo cortés no quita lo valiente in cortés Spanish-English

you still say hello to her after what she did to you? — yes, politeness doesn't have to be a sign of weakness