córdoba

noun
cór·​do·​ba | \ˈkȯr-də-bə, -və\

Definition of córdoba 

(Entry 1 of 2)

: the basic monetary unit of Nicaragua — see Money Table

Córdoba

geographical name
Cór·​do·​ba | \ˈkȯr-də-bə, ˈkȯr-t͟hō-ˌvä\

Definition of Córdoba (Entry 2 of 2)

1 province of southern Spain area 5297 square miles (13,179 square kilometers), population 802,575

2 or Cordova \ˈkȯr-​də-​və, ˈkȯr-​t͟hō-​ˌvä \ city on the Guadalquivir River in southern Spain population 328,704

Note: The city of Córdoba is the capital of the province of Córdoba.

3 city in north central Argentina population 1,179,067

Other Words from córdoba

Geographical name

Cordoban \ˈkȯr-​də-​bən \ adjective or noun

First Known Use of córdoba

Noun

1913, in the meaning defined above

History and Etymology for córdoba

Noun

borrowed from Spanish córdoba, after Francisco Fernández de Córdoba †1526 Spanish conquistador and founder of the Nicaraguan cities of Granada and León

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