cortes cortes  /ˈkɔrts/


  • (n) Spanish conquistador who defeated the Aztecs and conquered Mexico (1485-1547)


  1. NBHS grads, parents take pride in accomplishments

    NEW BRITAIN — At 12:06 p.m. Friday, Johnny Cortes whistled, took pictures and applauded when his stepson, Jonathan Santos, received his diploma from New Britain High School.
    on June 22, 2013     Source: The New Britain Herald

  2. Insight: Who wants to bet on a 'Nicaragua Canal'?

    By Ivan Castro and Lomi Kriel MANAGUA/PANAMA CITY (Reuters) - For centuries since the colonization of the New World, entrepreneurs have dreamed of building a canal spanning Nicaragua to make it easier to tap Asia's riches. Sixteenth century Spanish conquistador Hernan Cortes yearned to cleave the isthmus, and ever since, French, American and Dutch financiers have all made abortive, Quixotic ...
    on June 20, 2013     Source: Reuters via Yahoo! News

  3. Nicolas Cortes Named to Dean’s List at Creighton University

    Full-time students who rank in the top 10 percent of their class for the semester and earn a 3.5 grade-point average or better on a 4.0 scale are eligible for the Dean's List. Continue reading ? The post Nicolas Cortes Named to Dean’s List at Creighton University appeared first on Oswego County Today .
    on June 17, 2013     Source: Oswego County Today


  1. "Secretary Cortes builds bridges and goodwill with his strong interpersonal skills, and he did an outstanding job serving as Capital Region Chairman for the 2006 SECA Campaign," Governor Rendell said. "Under his leadership, the commonwealth...
    on May 19, 2010 By: Ed Rendell Source: PR Newswire (press release)

  2. "Daniel (Lins Cortes) was the first Brazilian we signed. He has been here a lot longer than the other Brazilians," Herbert said. "He has been playing extremely well, and I think he can be and should be one of the more prolific players in the...
    on Aug 21, 2007 By: Ricki Herbert Source:

  3. "Mad Cortes is really new to me but now that I know them I wear them a lot," Hawkins said. "Mad Cortes reminds me of Melbourne dresses whereas Leona is more Sydney."
    on Aug 23, 2008 By: Jennifer Hawkins Source: Sydney Morning Herald

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