American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, Fourth Edition
- Cid, the Originally Rodrigo Díaz de Vivar. 1043?-1099. Spanish soldier and national hero whose military exploits, including the capture of Valencia (1094), are recounted in several literary works, most notably the epic The Song of the Cid.
Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- n. A chief; a commander: a title applied in Spanish literature to Ruy or Roderigo Diaz, count of Bivar, a dauntless champion of the Christian religion and of the old Spanish monarchy against the Moors in the eleventh century. He received this title from the Moors against whom he fought, while from his countrymen he received that of el Campeador, the champion; and the two were combined in the form el Cid Campeador, the lord champion.
GNU Webster's 1913
- n. Chief or commander; in Spanish literature, a title of Ruy Diaz, Count of Bivar, a champion of Christianity and of the old Spanish royalty, in the 11th century.
- n. An epic poem, which celebrates the exploits of the Spanish national hero, Ruy Diaz.
- n. the United States Army's principal law enforcement agency responsible for the conduct of criminal investigations for all levels of the Army anywhere in the world
“The remaining incidents from the life of The Cid are taken directly from Southey's _Chronicle of the Cid_.”
“My friend Cid is trying to win a job as a paid "Good Mood Blogger" (seriously, that's what it's called) and she needs our help.”
“Marina El Cid is on the opposite side of town to the old Marina where the cruise ships come in.”
“The name Cid was given him by the Moors, and means lord.”
“Coimbra, of his victory over five Moorish kings who gave him the name Cid (Master), and became his tributaries, of the testament of”
“In Spanish, sinies-tro was used until the 12th century, e.g., in the epic of El Cid; thereafter, the Basque word for ` left, 'ezker, began to be used throughout the realm of the Visigoths as ezquierro, later changed to the modern izquierdo and similar words in Portuguese, Catalan,”
“(I doubt that Cid is a real vet, but it’s nice to lie on a board like this when all you have to offer is venom) Meanwhile, the double standard they apply to Israel is apparent.”
“The Cid is a courteous and loyal vassal but relentless when provoked.”
“El-Cid" is Spanish word means the master or El-Sayyid which is the title of Hassan Nasrallah in Lebanon;) In fact El-Cid is a national hero in Spain.”
“Unlike some of the other heroes told about in this book, the Cid was a real man, whose name was Rodrigo Diaz, or Ruydiez.”
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