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  • WordNet 3.6
    • n Cortez Spanish conquistador who defeated the Aztecs and conquered Mexico (1485-1547)
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In literature:

From here Cortez sailed in 1518 to invade Mexico.
"Foot-prints of Travel" by Maturin M. Ballou
The market abounded with so many things, that Cortez was unable to name them all.
"Travels in North America, From Modern Writers" by William Bingley
The departments of Santa Barbara, Copan, Cortez, La Paz, Choluteca, and El Paraiso have the principal plantations.
"All About Coffee" by William H. Ukers
"Aunt Fanny's Story-Book for Little Boys and Girls" by Frances Elizabeth Barrow
Cortez found you so, and you astounded him with your civilization.
"The Missourian" by Eugene P. (Eugene Percy) Lyle
S Cortez, 5,000 ft., 1; Mesa Verde, 25 mi.
"Taxonomy of the Chipmunks, Eutamias quadrivittatus and Eutamias umbrinus" by John A. White
Chatteraugus was held by Gen. Sleman with his division, and Romulus by Cortez.
"Uncle Daniel's Story Of "Tom" Anderson And Twenty Great Battles" by John McElroy
In Mexico Hernando Cortez found a government whose head was the king, supported by a tribunal of judges who governed the principal cities.
"Children's Stories in American Literature, 1660-1860" by Henrietta Christian Wright
The squadron sailed, and I was ordered to embark in a fine old store-ship, to cross the Sea of Cortez.
"Los Gringos" by H. A. (Henry Agustus) Wise
"Hernando Cortez" by John S. C. Abbott
Columbus and Las Casas, Cortez and Pizarro, are the demigods and heroes of the New World.
"The English in the West Indies" by James Anthony Froude
After the conquest of Mexico and Peru had rewarded Cortez and Pizarro, others wished to be equally fortunate.
"The West Indies and the Spanish Main [1899]" by James Rodway
Cortez was first in time, and his operations seem to us nearer home.
"The Spanish Pioneers" by Charles F. Lummis
Among the principal captains in the expeditions both of Grijalva and Cortez was Don Francisco Montejo, a gentleman of Seville.
"Incidents of Travel in Yucatan, Vol. I." by John L. Stephens
Cortez then ordered the idols to be prostrated, which we immediately did, rolling them down some steps.
"Incidents of Travel in Yucatan, Vol. II." by John L. Stephens
Cortez was quick to perceive the change, but unable to divine its meaning.
"Sketches of Aboriginal Life" by V. V. Vide
Thus, Hernando Cortez was alcalde of Santiago de Cuba.
"The History of Cuba, vol. 1" by Willis Fletcher Johnson
BY RIGHT OF CONQUEST; or, With Cortez in Mexico.
"Sturdy and Strong" by G. A. Henty
His next work, "Fernand Cortez," sustained the impression of genius earned for him by its predecessor.
"Great Musical Composers" by George T. Ferris
By Right of Conquest; or, With Cortez in Mexico.
"St. George for England" by G. A. Henty

In poetry:

Who face the future's darkest hints
With giggles or with prairie squints
As stout as Cortez,
And those who like myself turn pale
As we approach with ragged sail
The fattening forties.
"Under Which Lyre" by W H Auden

In news:

Owner Jose Cortez said he's wanted to open an eatery in Davis since before he opened one in Natomas two years ago.
Two of the vacant storefronts in the Wilson Building on the northwest corner of Main and Market in Cortez recently have been improved by the addition of holiday decorations inside of their windows.
(Photojournalist Bill Cortez, KOIN Local 6).
"We're not interested in creating a situation where we're going to have allocate future funds of the city to maintain a facility," Cortez said.
Cortez to propose gateway beautification.
T he Cortez Rotary, in collaboration with the Dollywood Foundation, is working to provide all children in Montezuma and Dolores counties, from birth to age 5, with the gift of reading.
IN EFFECT UNTIL DEC 5, 9:00 a.m. Photo by Julio Cortez, Associated Press.
M ONTROSE — As the Class 4A State Golf Championships came to a close Tuesday, a Cortez golfing maestro stood back, smiled, relaxed and watched his favorite sport.
FORT LAUDERDALE, Fla. Cortez Kennedy made the final 10 for the first time in voting for the Pro Football Hall of Fame.
San pedro el cortez ojo del chamizo.
F uneral mass for lifelong Cortez resident Rose Candelaria Hart will be held at 10 am on Monday, Nov 26, at St Margaret Mary Catholic Church.
The overall winner is Chad Hurst, of Cortez, CO, who finished the grueling course in 1:21:27.
T he 2013 All Indian Rodeo Cowboys Association season kicks-off with the Cortez Membership Drive Rodeo.
He was charged with second-degree murder in the death of his 2-year-old son Cortez Johnson that took place on June 25, 2008.
S tephen Lynn Kraft, known to most as Steve or "Grumpa," passed away at his home in Cortez on Nov 27, 2012, at the age of 75 years old.

In science:

Odometer actions of discrete, finitely generated and residually finite groups G have been defined by Cortez and Petite.
The structure and spectrum of Heisenberg odometers
In order to construct some of the examples we also provide necessary and sufficient conditions for a Zd odometer to be a product odometer as defined by Cortez.
The structure and spectrum of Heisenberg odometers
In Cortez defines odometer actions of Zd using the inverse limit approach.
The structure and spectrum of Heisenberg odometers
In Cortez and Petite generalize the work in to define G odometer dynamical systems for G any discrete, finitely generated and residually finite group, and show that they are also uniquely ergodic.
The structure and spectrum of Heisenberg odometers
If the associated Z2 odometer is of product type, as defined by Cortez, we call the Heisenberg odometer an (x, y)-product odometer.
The structure and spectrum of Heisenberg odometers
In producing Heisenberg odometers which are not (x, y)-product we cannot simply use Cortez’s example of a non-product Z2 odometer.
The structure and spectrum of Heisenberg odometers
Cortez. A study of bacterial flagellar bundling.
The hydrodynamics of swimming microorganisms
It is a medium-elevation site (2830 m), ∼65 km from the Pacific coast in the west and 55 km from the Sea of Cortez (Gulf of California) to the east.
Thirty Meter Telescope Site Testing I: Overview
Cortez, Singularit´es g´en´eriques et quasi-r´esolutions des vari´et´es de Schubert pour le groupe lin´eaire, Adv.
Interval pattern avoidance for arbitrary root systems