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Dias

or Di·az

[dee-uh s; Portuguese dee-uh sh]
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noun
  1. Bar·tho·lo·me·u [bahr-too-loo-me-oo] /ˌbɑr tʊ lʊˈmɛ ʊ/, c1450–1500, Portuguese navigator: discoverer of the Cape of Good Hope.
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Examples from the Web for dias

Historical Examples

  • On the dias below is the long “bench” of the most august court in the land.

    Dorothy's Tour

    Evelyn Raymond

  • The seor stepped out, with a sonorous, "Buenos dias, doctor!"

    A Volunteer with Pike

    Robert Ames Bennet

  • Fecha en la villa de Madrid a 23 dias del mes de hebrero de quinientos e diez aos.

  • As he rode up, he saluted me with Buenos dias Señor, which means 'good day sir.'

    Christopher Carson

    John S. C. Abbott

  • After a considerable delay, Dias was sent out as “Conquistador” of the territory recently visited by him.


British Dictionary definitions for dias

Dias

Diaz

noun
  1. Bartholomeu (ˌbərtuluˈmeu). ?1450–1500, Portuguese navigator who discovered the sea route from Europe to the East via the Cape of Good Hope (1488)
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