Cordovan

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Cordovan

1. a native or inhabitant of Córdoba, Spain
2. of or relating to Córdoba, Spain

cordovan

[′kȯrd·ə·vən]
(materials)
Nonporous leather made from split horsehide and tanned with vegetable materials.
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In 1926 Lorca first delivered his lecture on Gongora's poetic imagery, 1927 being the year in which the great Cordovan was remembered in association with the tercentenary of his death.
Lorca asserts a core Cordovan identity that remains unshaken, for all that Time does its destructive work in other respects.
Hopenhayn-Rich says her group will attempt to compute actual arsenic exposures among Cordovan bladder cancer victims in a follow-up study to begin next month.
There, I exchanged my suit, tie and cordovans for sweat shirt, jeans and Nikes.