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Diaz

[dee-uh s; Portuguese dee-uh sh] /ˈdi əs; Portuguese ˈdi əʃ/
noun
1.
Bartholomeu
[bahr-too-loo-me-oo] /ˌbɑr tʊ lʊˈmɛ ʊ/ (Show IPA),
Dias, Bartholomeu.

Díaz

[dee-ahs] /ˈdi ɑs/
noun
1.
(Josédela Cruz) Porfirio
[haw-se th e lah kroos pawr-fee-ryaw] /hɔˈsɛ ðɛ lɑ ˈkrus pɔrˈfi ryɔ/ (Show IPA),
1830–1915, president of Mexico 1877–80, 1884–1911.

diaz-

1.
variant of diazo- before a vowel:
diazine.

Dias

or Diaz

[dee-uh s; Portuguese dee-uh sh] /ˈdi əs; Portuguese ˈdi əʃ/
noun
1.
Bartholomeu
[bahr-too-loo-me-oo] /ˌbɑr tʊ lʊˈmɛ ʊ/ (Show IPA),
c1450–1500, Portuguese navigator: discoverer of the Cape of Good Hope.
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  • The next month, returning with a new army, Diaz besieged his own town, now in the hands of those who were lately its besiegers.

    Mexico Susan Hale
  • The weather cleared and Diaz turned eastward to find the coast.

    Introductory American History Henry Eldridge Bourne
  • Thus menaced by three men, Diaz determined not to die without vengeance.

    Wood Rangers Mayne Reid
  • Diaz won much praise for his bravery and patience in making this voyage.

    Discoverers and Explorers Edward R. Shaw
  • Only the other day I joined the company of Diaz as an adventurer.

    Montezuma's Daughter H. Rider Haggard
British Dictionary definitions for Diaz

Diaz

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

Dias

/ˈdiːəs; Portuguese ˈdiəʃ/
noun
1.
Bartholomeu (ˌbərtuluˈmeu). ?1450–1500, Portuguese navigator who discovered the sea route from Europe to the East via the Cape of Good Hope (1488)
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