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Definition of the noun Córdoba

What does Córdoba mean as a name of something?

noun - plural:

  • cordoba: cordobas
  • Cordoba: -

  1. The currency of Nicaragua, divided into 100 centavos.


  1. Córdoba, also called Cordova in English, is a city in Andalusia, southern Spain, and the capital of the province of Córdoba. The old town contains numerous architectural reminders of when Corduba was the capital of Hispania Ulterior during the Roman Republic and capital of Hispania Baetica during the Roman Empire; and when Qurṭubah was the capital of the Islamic Emirate and then Caliphate of Córdoba, including most of the Iberian Peninsula.
  2. Córdoba is a city located in the geographical center of Argentina, in the foothills of the Sierras Chicas on the Suquía River, about 700 km northwest of Buenos Aires. It is the capital of Córdoba Province and the second-largest city in Argentina after the autonomous city of Buenos Aires, with about 1.3 million inhabitants according to the 2001 census. It was founded on 6 July 1573 by Jerónimo Luis de Cabrera, who named it after Córdoba, Spain. It was one of the first Spanish colonial capitals of the region that is now Argentina. The National University of Córdoba is the oldest university of the country and the second to be inaugurated in Latin America. It was founded in 1613 by the Jesuit Order. Because of this, Córdoba earned the nickname La Docta.
  3. Córdoba, officially known as Heroica Córdoba, is a city and the seat of the municipality of the same name in the Mexican state of Veracruz. It was founded in 1618.
  4. Córdoba is a municipality in the eastern part of the department of Quindío, Colombia. It is located 24 km southeast of the departmental capital Armenia.
  5. Córdoba is a town and municipality in the Nariño Department, Colombia.

There are other places with in their name, like Caleta Córdoba, Priego de Córdoba, Córdoba Department, Montalbán de Córdoba, Villanueva de Córdoba, Villafranca de Córdoba, Roman temple of Córdoba, Villaviciosa de Córdoba, Universidad Nacional De Córdoba, Jesuit Block and Estancias of Córdoba.

Printed dictionaries and other books with definitions for Córdoba

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Google previewMale Jealousy (2008)

Literature and Film by Louis Lo

Or perhaps because The History of the Grand Captain Gonzalo Hernández of Córdoba is a printed book, and thus comparatively more 'proper', whereas El curioso impertinente is a manuscript, a handwritten text which has more possibilities of ...

Google previewDK Eyewitness Travel Guide Mexico (2017)

by DK

Córdoba is a busy, modern town, although traces of its colonial heritage are still to be found around the central Plaza de Armas. Viceroy Diego Fernández de Córdoba ordered the town's construction in 1618 to protect traders on the route ...

Google previewDK Eyewitness Travel Guide Argentina (2015)

by DK

e Termas de Río Hondo r San Miguel de Tucumán t Tafí del Valle u Cafayate o Molinos p Cachi s Salta pp196–9 g Yavi The region's eponymous capital Córdoba is a popular university town, characterized by beautiful old colonial buildings.

Google previewMundo 21 (2011)

by Fabián Samaniego, Francisco Rodriguez

amabilísimo -c- becomes -qu- loco loquísimo -g- becomes -gu- largo larguísimo -z- becomes -c- feroz ferocísimo Córdoba es una ciudad sumamente ( muy/ Córdoba is a highly (very/extremely) attractive city. extremadamente) atractiva.

Google previewA History of the Argentine Republic (2015)

by F. A. Kirkpatrick

Thus the final grant in 1863 of a concession to William Wheelwright and through him to a British Company for the construction of a railway from Rosario to Córdoba is a notable event. The concession included the grant of a strip of land six ...

Google previewThe Rough Guide to Andalucia (2012)

by Geoff Garvey, Mark Ellingham

The direct route east by train or car along the valley of the Guadalquivir heading towards Córdoba is a flat and largely unexciting journey. The more interesting route follows the A4-E5 route just to the south of this (the one used by most buses ), ...

Google previewThe Rough Guide to South America On a Budget (2009)

by Rough Guides

Córdoba is a real delight for winers and diners. There are restaurants for refined taste buds, boisterous drinking holes serving pub grub, and plenty of eat-on-the- run empanada joints for lining your stomach before a night out on the Fernet ...

Google previewNueva Guia de Mexico (1882)

by Ireneo Paz, Manuel Tornel

Córdoba is a town of 9,500 inhabitans, situated in a mall valley. Its origin goes as far back as 1818. The highway travellers and the neighbors who gathered around soon gave importance to the rising village. The first occupants lived on the ...

Google previewThe Structure of the Lexicon in Functional Grammar (1998)

by Hella Olbertz, Kees Hengeveld, Jesús Sánchez García

José-Antonio Calañas Continente, Departamento de Filología Francesa e Inglesa, Area de Alemán, Universidad de Córdoba, Plaza Cardenal de Salazar 3, 14071 Córdoba, Spain. Alessandra Corda, Vakgroep Italiaans, Universiteit van ...

Google previewThe Grove Encyclopedia of Medieval Art and Architecture (2012)

by Colum Hourihane

During the 14th and 15th centuries Córdoba developed three distinct areas: La Villa had a basically Islamic structure; in the Ajerquía varied planning cre- ated a mixed Islamic–Christian population; and the Barrio del Alcázar Viejo was a ...

Google previewEncyclopedic Dictionary of Archaeology (2013)

by Barbara Ann Kipfer

Córdoba:Asite in southernSpain, probably Carthaginian in origin, ...

Google previewDictionary of Islamic Architecture (2002)

by Andrew Petersen, Research Associate in the School of History and Archaeology Andrew Petersen

Córdoba Great Mosque Umayyad city walls. Outside the walls Umayyad remains can be seen along the river bank. The bridge known as the Puente Romano was rebuilt in 720 and is 250 m long and rests on sixteen arches. Also alongside the ...

Google previewThe Grove Encyclopedia of Islamic Art and Architecture (2009)

by Jonathan Bloom, Sheila S. Blair

Córdoba. Capital city of the Spanish province of the same name, on the north bank of the River Guadalquivir. It has a population (2005) of c . 321,000. As the capital of Islamic Spain, it became perhaps the most civilized city in medieval Europe ...

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