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 (kə-dĭz′, kā′dĭz, kä′-, kä′thēth, -thēs)
A city of southwest Spain northwest of Gibraltar on the Gulf of Cádiz, an inlet of the Atlantic Ocean. Cádiz was founded c. 1100 bc by Phoenicians and passed to the Carthaginians (c. 500 bc), Romans (third century ad), Moors (711), and the kingdom of Castile (1262). Its port was a base for Spanish treasure ships after the conquest of the Americas.


(kəˈdɪz; Spanish ˈkaðiθ)
(Placename) 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)


(ˈkɑ dis)

a city in the Philippines, on N Negros. 129,632.


(kəˈdɪz, ˈkeɪ dɪz; Sp. ˈkɑ ðiθ, -ðis)

a seaport in SW Spain, on a bay of the Atlantic (Gulf′ of Cá•diz′). 154,051.
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Noun1.Cádiz - an ancient port city in southwestern SpainCadiz - an ancient port city in southwestern Spain
Espana, Kingdom of Spain, Spain - a parliamentary monarchy in southwestern Europe on the Iberian Peninsula; a former colonial power


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