Cordova Island

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geographical name Cor·do·va Island \ˈkȯr-də-və, ˈkȯr-thō-ˌvä\

Definition of Cordova Island

  1. 385-acre (156-hectare) tract of land within the city of El Paso on the northern bank of the Rio Grande adjoining Chamizal All of the tract of land known by the name Cordova Island formerly belonged entirely to Mexico, but 193 acres (78 hectares) of it were ceded to the U.S. in 1963.


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