cabildo

EnglishEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Spanish cabildo, from Latin capitulum.

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NounEdit

cabildo (plural cabildos)

  1. A local government council in some Spanish-speaking communities.
  2. A town hall in some Spanish-speaking countries.

SpanishEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Late Latin capitulum, diminutive of Latin caput (head). Doublet of capítulo. Compare English chapter.

PronunciationEdit

  • IPA(key): /kaˈbildo/, [kaˈβil̪d̪o]

NounEdit

cabildo m (plural cabildos)

  1. Body of churchmen that forms the chapter of a cathedral or collegiate church.
  2. A town council or other governing body at a local level.
    Synonym: ayuntamiento
  3. An assembly or meeting held by such a governing body.
  4. The place where such an assembly is held; cabildo.

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DescendantsEdit

  • English: cabildo

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