diaz-[dēˈäs, -äz], [José de la Cruz] Porfirio 1830-1915.
diaz- definition by American Heritage Dictionary
, (José de la Cruz) Porfirio 1830-1915.
Mexican soldier and politician who became president after a coup in 1876 and governed the country until 1911 (except for the years 1880-1884). His increasingly dictatorial methods led to his overthrow and flight to Paris, where he died in exile.
Variant of diazo-