HyperDic: cortes

English > 1 sense of the word Cortes:
NOUNperson Cortes, Cortez, Hernando Cortes, Hernando Cortez, Hernan Cortes, Hernan CortezSpanish conquistador who defeated the Aztecs and conquered Mexico (1485-1547)
Cortes > pronunciation
Soundskao'rts
Rhymesquartz ... shorts: 3 rhymes with aorts...
English > Cortes: 1 sense > noun 1, person
MeaningSpanish conquistador who defeated the Aztecs and conquered Mexico (1485-1547).
SynonymsCortez, Hernando Cortes, Hernando Cortez, Hernan Cortes, Hernan Cortez
Instance ofconquistadorAn adventurer (especially one who led the Spanish conquest of Mexico and Peru in the 16th century)
SpanishHernan Cortes
CatalanCortez

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