Cid

[ sid; Spanish theed ]
/ sɪd; Spanish θid /

noun

The,El Cid CampeadorRodrigo Díaz de Bivar,c1040–99, Spanish soldier: hero of the wars against the Moors.
(italics) Le. Le Cid.

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Definition for cid (2 of 4)

Le Cid
[ French luh seed ]
/ French lə ˈsid /

noun

a drama (1636) by Corneille.

Definition for cid (3 of 4)

c.i.d.

or cid, CID


Automotive.

cubic-inch displacement: the displacement of an engine measured in cubic inches: My old car had a 302 c.i.d. engine.

Definition for cid (4 of 4)

C.I.D.

Criminal Investigation Department of Scotland Yard.
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British Dictionary definitions for cid (1 of 2)

Cid
/ (sɪd, Spanish θið) /

noun

El or the. original name Rodrigo Diaz de Vivar. ?1043–99, Spanish soldier and hero of the wars against the Moors

British Dictionary definitions for cid (2 of 2)

CID

abbreviation for

(in Britain) Criminal Investigation Department; the detective division of a police force
cruel, inhumane, and degrading: denoting the brutal and demeaning treatment of prisoners
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