Definition of Cabildo
1. Noun. A town hall in Spanish-speaking countries ¹
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Definition of Cabildo
1. a town council [n -DOS]
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Literary usage of Cabildo
Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:
1. Guide to Materials for the History of the United States in the Principal by Herbert Eugene Bolton (1913)
"Located in the Secretaria del cabildo, in the Cathedral. The archive is well arranged and well indexed. Each section is filed chronologically, ..."
2. The Spanish Archives of New Mexico: Comp. and Chronologically Arranged with by Ralph Emerson Twitchell (1914)
"To THE GOVERNOR AND CAPTAIN-GENERAL : "The cabildo, Justice and Regiment of the Villa of Santa Fe, capital of this kingdom and provinces, having seen your ..."
3. Incidents of Travel in Central America, Chiapas, and Yucatan by John Lloyd Stephens (1858)
"It was a long, straggling village, with a large church, but there was no cura, and I rode to the cabildo. This, besides being the town-house, ..."
4. The Philippine Islands, 1493-1803: Explorations by Early Navigators by Emma Helen Blair, James Alexander Robertson, Edward Gaylord Bourne (1908)
"Testimonio de las cuentas tomadas al cabildo y regimiento de ... Cartas y expedientes del cabildo eclesiastico de Filipinas; 1586-; est. 68, caj. 1, leg. ..."
5. History of Central America by Hubert Howe Bancroft (1886)
"... did not depend upon either the decision of the cabildo or the prelate, and both his Majesty and the pope had to be consulted on so momentous a question. ..."
6. A History of Missouri by Eugene Morrow Violette (1918)
"Governor General and cabildo were in the back country, that is, the second of the above mentioned areas of settlement.1 2. POLITICAL AND SOCIAL CONDITIONS ..."
7. Tropical America by Isaac Nelson Ford (1893)
"Ornate as these handsome structures are, they are not to be compared for grace and beauty with the old Moorish cabildo adjoining the cathedral. ..."