Cadiz definition

kə-dĭz, kādĭz, kä-, käthēth, -thēs
A city of southwest Spain northwest of Gibraltar on the Gulf of Cádiz, an inlet of the Atlantic Ocean. Cádiz was founded c. 1100 bc by Phoenicians and passed to the Carthaginians (c. 500 bc ), Romans (third century ad ), Moors (711), and the kingdom of Castile (1262). Its port was a base for Spanish treasure ships after the conquest of the Americas.
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(place) Seaport in SW Spain, on the Atlantic.
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A port city in Andalusia, Spain.
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Alternative Forms

Alternative Form of cadiz - cdiz

Origin of cadiz

  • From Spanish Cádiz, from Arabic قادس (Qādis), from Latin Gādēs, from Ancient Greek Γάδειρα (Gádeira), from Phoenician (Gādēr, Gādīr).

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