Cadiz


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Cá·diz

 (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.

Cádiz

(kəˈdɪz; Spanish ˈkaðiθ)
n
(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)

Ca•diz

(ˈkɑ dis)

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

Cá•diz

(kəˈdɪz, ˈkeɪ dɪz; Sp. ˈkɑ ðiθ, -ðis)

n.
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
Translations

Cadiz

[kəˈdɪz] NCádiz m
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By all accounts Tarshish could have been no other city than the modern Cadiz. That's the opinion of learned men.
Did you send me verbal information, by the commander of the ship, to the effect that upon his return to you, with supplies, you were going to leave Cadiz --"
"-- going to leave Cadiz and cruise in distant seas indefinitely, for the health of your family?
Then I resolved to send a ship to Cadiz. There was a reason why I didn't."
Before the town of Cadiz eight English ships captured or destroyed thirty Spanish great and little.
It would be very tiresome staying here, and so four of us ran the quarantine blockade and spent seven delightful days in Seville, Cordova, Cadiz, and wandering through the pleasant rural scenery of Andalusia, the garden of Old Spain.
Don Quixote laughed at the interpretation Sancho put upon "computed," and the name of the cosmographer Ptolemy, and said he, "Thou must know, Sancho, that with the Spaniards and those who embark at Cadiz for the East Indies, one of the signs they have to show them when they have passed the equinoctial line I told thee of, is, that the lice die upon everybody on board the ship, and not a single one is left, or to be found in the whole vessel if they gave its weight in gold for it; so, Sancho, thou mayest as well pass thy hand down thy thigh, and if thou comest upon anything alive we shall be no longer in doubt; if not, then we have crossed."
"Well, Captain, what the ancients dared not undertake, this junction between the two seas, which will shorten the road from Cadiz to India, M.
The wind blew from the N.N.E., which was contrary to my desire, for had it blown southerly I had been sure to have made the coast of Spain, and at least reached to the bay of Cadiz; but my resolutions were, blow which way it would, I would be gone from that horrid place where I was, and leave the rest to fate.
She further made over to him the cargo of a certain ship, laden with salt of Cadiz, which she herself, by her necromantic arts, had caused to founder, ten years before, in the deepest part of mid-ocean.
The facility, located in the slaughterhouse compound in Barangay Tinampa-an, is a project under the Provincial Veterinary Office that will be maintained and operated by the Cadiz City Veterinary Office.
"The hemp space presents a tremendous new growth opportunity for Cadiz that is compatible with our other land and water initiatives and can deliver new value to our community, shareholders and partners," said Cadiz CEO Scott Slater.