Definition of Tercios

1. tercio [n] - See also: tercio



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Lexicographical Neighbors of Tercios

tercels
tercels gentle
tercentenaries
tercentenary
tercentennial
tercentennials
terces
tercet
tercets
tercian
tercians
tercile
terciles
tercine
tercio
tercios (current term)
terdiurnal
terebate
terebates
terebene
terebenes
terebenthene
terebic
terebic acid
terebilenic
terebilenic acid
terebinth
terebinthic
terebinthina

Literary usage of Tercios

Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:

1. Six Years in Biscay: Comprising a Personal Narrative of the Sieges of Bilbao by John Francis Bacon (1838)
"The tercios were not obliged to leave their own province; that is, not only the Biscayan would not march into Castille— he would not even march into Alava ..."

2. The Missions and Missionaries of California by Zephyrin Engelhardt (1912)
"... 6 cases of chocolate; 5 tercios of chile; 4 barrels of Castilian wine; 3 barrels of brandy para prueba aceite; 24000 Ibs. of flour; 900 fanegas of corn; ..."

3. Charles the Third of Spain: The Stanhope Essay, 1900 by Joseph Addison (1900)
"The tercios were nominally three-ninths, in reality two-ninths, of the ecclesiastical tithes, which went to the crown.1 The Provincial Rents were raised ..."

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