cabildo

noun ca·bil·do \kəˈbil(ˌ)dō\

Definition of cabildo

plural

-s

  1. 1 chiefly Southwest :  the chapter house of a cathedral or collegiate church

  2. 2 :  a town council or a town hall in a country formerly a Spanish colony

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Origin and Etymology of cabildo

Spanish, from Medieval Latin capitulum, from Latin, small head — more at chapter


First Known Use: 1803


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  1. Spanish Central: Translation of cabildo


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