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  From  Webster's  Revised  Unabridged  Dictionary  (1913)  [web1913]: 
 
  Cortes  \Cor"tes\  (k?r"t?s),  n.  pl  [Sp.  &  Pg.,  fr  corte  court.] 
  The  legislative  assembly,  composed  of  nobility,  clergy,  and 
  representatives  of  cities,  which  in  Spain  and  in  Portugal 
  answers,  in  some  measure,  to  the  Parliament  of  Great  Britain. 
 
  From  WordNet  r  1.6  [wn]: 
 
  Cortes 
  n  :  (1485-1547)  Spanish  conquistador  who  defeated  the  Aztecs  and 
  conquered  Mexico  [syn:  {Cortes},  {Cortez},  {Hernando 
  Cortes},  {Hernando  Cortez},  {Hernan  Cortes},  {Hernan 
  Cortez}] 




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