Mister couto

mister couto

What is the meaning of Couto Misto?

Couto Misto ( Portuguese: Couto Misto [ˈko (w)tu ˈmiʃtu]; Galician: Couto Mixto; Spanish: Coto Mixto) was an independent microstate on the border between Spain and Portugal.

When did the Couto Misto become an independent state?

With the extinction of coutos in Portugal, initiated in 1692, and concluded in 1790, the Couto Misto was freed from its feudal ties, functioning as a de facto independent state up to its partition and annexation in 1868.

What is the meaning of the Spanish word Misto?

The adjective misto, meaning mixed or joint, probably refers to the dual manorial links of this territory with the feudal lords from the Duchy of Braganza and the earldom of Monte-Rei.

What does Couto mean in Portuguese?

Couto [ˈko(w)tu] is a common surname in the Galician and Portuguese language, namely in Portugal, Galicia and Brazil. Its meaning is game reservation or feudal land. Sometimes a diminutive form occurs, .

When did the Couto Misto become an independent state?

With the extinction of coutos in Portugal, initiated in 1692, and concluded in 1790, the Couto Misto was freed from its feudal ties, functioning as a de facto independent state up to its partition and annexation in 1868.

What is the meaning of the Spanish word Misto?

The adjective misto, meaning mixed or joint, probably refers to the dual manorial links of this territory with the feudal lords from the Duchy of Braganza and the earldom of Monte-Rei.

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