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[kah-dees] /ˈkɑ dis/
a city in the Philippines, on N Negros.


[kuh-diz, key-diz; Spanish kah-th eeth, -th ees] /kəˈdɪz, ˈkeɪ dɪz; Spanish ˈkɑ ðiθ, -ðis/
a seaport in SW Spain, on a bay of the Atlantic (Gulf of Cádiz) Unabridged
Based on the Random House Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2015.
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  • Iñez is herself a girl of Cadiz, of which city her father was a native.

  • The envoy had not reached Cadiz when Bthencourt landed at the fort on Lancerota.

  • The commonest serving-maid who walks the streets of Cadiz would put to shame a whole score of our mincing and wriggling belles.

    The Lands of the Saracen Bayard Taylor
  • They also were trying to keep the port of Cadiz under their lee, that they might escape to it.

    The Grateful Indian W.H.G. Kingston
  • And all this time that the central authority were defied, artillerymen and linesmen were loitering about the streets of Cadiz.

    Romantic Spain John Augustus O'Shea
  • By all accounts Tarshish could have been no other city than the modern Cadiz.

    Moby Dick; or The Whale Herman Melville
  • Thus, when Drake fell upon Cadiz, his sailors regarded the huge galleys opposed to them as mere "great bugges."

    The Sailor's Word-Book William Henry Smyth
  • On the 20th they anchored in the bay of St. Sebastian, half a league to the westward of Cadiz.

    Raleigh Edmund Gosse
  • We beat about during the night, and in the morning found ourselves about fifteen miles from Cadiz.

  • He could not, however, bear to be left behind, and in a litter he was carried into Cadiz.

    Raleigh Edmund Gosse
British Dictionary definitions for Cadiz


/kəˈdɪz; Spanish ˈkaðiθ/
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)
Collins English Dictionary - Complete & Unabridged 2012 Digital Edition
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