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EtymologyEdit

Borrowed from Spanish cordillera, from Old Spanish cordilla, cordiella, diminutive of cuerda (a rope, string) (compare Portuguese corda).

PronunciationEdit

  • (Portugal) IPA(key): /kuɾ.ði.ˈʎɐj.ɾɐ/
  • Hyphenation: cor‧di‧lhei‧ra

NounEdit

cordilheira f (plural cordilheiras)

  1. mountain range