Dias[dē′əs̸h; E dē′əs]
Dias definition by Webster's New World
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Dias, Bartholomeu 1450?-1500; Port. navigator & explorer: 1st European to round Cape of Good Hope (1486)
Dias definition by American Heritage Dictionary
, Bartolomeu 1450?-1500.
Portuguese navigator who was the first to round the Cape of Good Hope. Because of storms he did not actually sight it until the return leg of his voyage (May 1488).