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1. (Biography) a variant spelling of Dias
2. (Biography) Cameron. born 1972, US film actress; films include The Mask (1994), There's Something About Mary (1998), and Gangs of New York (2003)
3. (Biography) (José de la Cruz) Porfirio (pɔrˈfirjo). 1830– 1915, Mexican general and statesman; president of Mexico (1877–80; 1884–1911)


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(José de la Cruz) Porfirio, 1830–1915, president of Mexico 1877–80, 1884–1911.
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Noun1.Diaz - Portuguese explorer who in 1488 was the first European to get round the Cape of Good Hope (thus establishing a sea route from the Atlantic to Asia) (1450-1500)
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Díaz, Amalia María Lucila (1); Guarrochena de Arjol, Marina (2); Díaz, Darío Ezequiel (2).
These groups are called functional types and can be defined as groupings of plants with similar functions and sharing common biologic characteristics (Díaz et al., 200l), i.e.