The hero of a twelfth-century Spanish epic, Poema del Cid, or Poem of the Cid (cid comes from the Arabic word for “lord”). At different times, he fought both for and against the Muslim Moors who ruled Spain.
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El Bulli, for instance, previously named the best restaurant in the world, shuttered its doors after only a few decades.
The CID speculated that the woman was confirming who lived there before planting a homemade nail bomb.Abu Dhabi Treats U.S. Teacher’s Murder as Terrorist Attack|Chris Allbritton|December 4, 2014|DAILY BEAST
In 2010, La Rana Dorada followed in Istmo's footsteps and opened a brewpub in the neighborhood of El Congrejo.House of the Witch: The Renegade Craft Brewers of Panama|Jeff Campagna|November 30, 2014|DAILY BEAST
So, Schmidt followed the gold rush to the El Paso mountains and claimed an area of mining land.
“We are happy, as happy as before,” she said, according to El País.
Elyon is the name of an ancient Phœnician god, slain by his son El, no doubt the “first-born of death” in Job xviii.Solomon and Solomonic Literature|Moncure Daniel Conway
El Imparcial maintained that he was worthy of being honoured as a 19th century conquering hero.The Philippine Islands|John Foreman
There is always in the background of my mind dread lest help should reach the enemy before we have done with Sedd-el-Bahr.Gallipoli Diary, Volume I|Ian Hamilton
They have it up and down, the children do, she standing up for the Cid, and they working George Washington for all he is worth.A Horse's Tale|Mark Twain
However, even that may come to pass in the struggle for "el high life," of which some of the Spanish writers complain so bitterly.Spanish Life in Town and Country|L. Higgin and Eugne E. Street