Cadiz



a city in the Philippines, on N Negros.
a seaport in SW Spain, on a bay of the Atlantic (Gulf of Cádiz)
Historical Examples

The Flag of Distress Mayne Reid
Celebrated Travels and Travellers Jules Verne
The Lands of the Saracen Bayard Taylor
The Grateful Indian W.H.G. Kingston
Romantic Spain John Augustus O’Shea
Moby Dick; or The Whale Herman Melville
The Sailor’s Word-Book William Henry Smyth
Raleigh Edmund Gosse
Fragments of science, V. 1-2 John Tyndall
Raleigh Edmund Gosse

noun
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)

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