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Cadiz

[kah-dees]
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noun
  1. a city in the Philippines, on N Negros.
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Cádiz

[kuh-diz, key-diz; Spanish kah-th eeth, -th ees]
noun
  1. a seaport in SW Spain, on a bay of the Atlantic (Gulf of Cádiz).
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Historical Examples

  • The Coromandel was bound to Cadiz, and thence round the Horn.

    Ned Myers

    James Fenimore Cooper

  • The brig loaded with cocao, in bulk, at Guayaquil, and sailed for Cadiz.

    Ned Myers

    James Fenimore Cooper

  • The French had just got possession of Cadiz, as we got in, and we found the white flag flying.

    Ned Myers

    James Fenimore Cooper

  • Ivory from Zanzibar, salt from Cadiz and wines from Bordeaux.

    The Harbor

    Ernest Poole

  • He was taken in chains to Cadiz, Spain, arriving there in December, 1500.


British Dictionary definitions for cadiz

Cádiz

noun
  1. a port in SW Spain, on a narrow peninsula that forms the Bay of Cádiz at the E end of the Gulf of Cádiz, founded about 1100 bc as a Phoenician trading colony; centre of trade with America from the 16th to 18th centuries. Pop: 134 989 (2003 est)
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