Definition of Cid, El in English:

Share this entry

Cid, El

Pronunciation: /sid/
(also the Cid)
Count of Bivar (circa 1043–99), Spanish soldier; born Rodrigo Díaz de Vivar. He captured Valencia from the Moors in 1094 and went on to rule it. He is immortalized in Poema del Cid (12th century) and in Pierre Corneille’s play Le Cid (1637).
Share this entry
 

What do you find interesting about this word or phrase?

Comments that don't adhere to our Community Guidelines may be moderated or removed.