There are 2 definitions of cordoba in English:


Line breaks: cor|doba
Pronunciation: /ˈkɔːdəbə


The basic monetary unit of Nicaragua, equal to 100 centavos.
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  • Two thousand workers abandoned their occupation of the Los Monos Park when the government promised roadwork jobs at 31 cordobas (two US dollars) per day.
  • One main aim of this plan was to halt the rampant inflation of the Nicaraguan currency, the cordoba.
  • The Sandinista Labor Federation is demanding a minimum wage that reflects the cost of the basic family bread basket, or 24,000 cordobas a month, which would double the present minimum wage.


named after F. Fernández de Córdoba, a 16th-century Spanish governor of Nicaragua.

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There are 2 definitions of cordoba in English:


Line breaks: Cor|doba
Pronunciation: /ˈkɔːdəbə
(also Cordova)
1A city in Andalusia, southern Spain; population 325,453 (2008). Founded by the Carthaginians, it was under Moorish rule from 711 to 1236, and was renowned for its architecture, particularly the Great Mosque. Spanish name Córdoba /ˈkorðoβa/.
2A city in central Argentina; population 1,319,000 (est. 2005).

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