ca·​be·​ce·​ra | \ ˌkabəˈserə \
plural -s

Definition of cabecera

: the chief city of a province or district in a Spanish-speaking country

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First Known Use of cabecera

1886, in the meaning defined above

History and Etymology for cabecera

Spanish, from cabeza head

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“Cabecera.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 25 Oct. 2020.

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