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Cortes British & World English

The legislative assembly of Spain and formerly of Portugal

Cortés, Hernando British & World English

(1485–1547), first of the Spanish conquistadores. Cortés overthrew the Aztec empire, conquering its capital, Tenochtitlán, in 1519 and deposing the emperor, Montezuma. In 1521 he destroyed Tenochtitlán completely and established Mexico City as the new capital of Mexico (then called New Spain)

Puerto Cortés British & World English

A port in NW 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