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Type Political Subdivision & Settlement
Usage Spanish
Pronounced Pron. /ˈka.diθ/(European Spanish) /ˈka.dis/(Latin American Spanish)  [key·simplify]

Meaning & History

From Arabic قادس (Qadis), ultimately derived (via Latin) from Phoenician 𐤂𐤃𐤓 (gdr) meaning "wall, compound". This is the name of a province and city in southwestern Spain, historically known as Gades in Latin and Γάδειρα (Gadeira) in Greek.
Added 1/20/2024 by anonymous