campeador


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campeador

(ˌkæmpɪəˈdɔː)
n
a champion
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The history records that Sancho did not sleep that afternoon, but in order to keep his word came, before he had well done dinner, to visit the duchess, who, finding enjoyment in listening to him, made him sit down beside her on a low seat, though Sancho, out of pure good breeding, wanted not to sit down; the duchess, however, told him he was to sit down as governor and talk as squire, as in both respects he was worthy of even the chair of the Cid Ruy Diaz the Campeador.
Jonathan Threlfall and his Jeanneau Sunfast 36 Campeador from the Royal Sydney Yacht Squadron came out on top of a very closely contested Performance Cruising division 2, only two points separating first to fourth after three passage races.
18) Iberia's "valour and patriotism" is then linked to its chivalric militarism, which the poem celebrates through its commemoration of Spain's national heroes: El Cid, El Campeador, El Gran Capitan Gonzalo de Cordoba, and Almanzor, the Victorious (319).