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from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition

  • See El Cid.

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  • n. the hero of a Spanish epic poem from the 12th century


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  • El Cid was a heroic Spanish knight of the 11th century whose story is told in numerous medieval epics.

    November 14, 2010