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Definition of Diaz

  • Portuguese explorer who in 1488 was the first European to get round the Cape of Good Hope (thus establishing a sea route from the Atlantic to Asia) (1450-1500)

How to use diaz in a sentence. Diaz pronunciation.

He had prompted old Diaz Pasha to speak of him as a reincarnation, so separate and withdrawn he seemed at the end of the evening, yet with an uncanny mastery in his dark brown eyes.
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The hawk flies not swifter than Diaz will act.
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Laying it down, he took another and wrote but a few words-to Achmet and Diaz.
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Achmet and Higli and Diaz and the rest, who were ever a danger.
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Meanwhile, he hated, admired, schemed, and got a sweet taste on his tongue from aiding David to foil Achmet-Higli and Diaz were of little account; only the injury they felt in seeing the sluices being closed on the stream of bribery and corruption kept them in the toils of Achmet's conspiracy.
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The hostess, Maria Diaz, and her son Juan Jose Lopez, were present when the outcast uttered these prophetic words.
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The Barbizon School-which, by the way, was never a school, and if it exists now is not at Barbizon-was made up of five men: Corot, Millet, Rousseau, Diaz and Daubigny.
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Soon Rousseau and Diaz went down to Barbizon for a week's stay- later came Daubigny.
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Rousseau, Diaz and Daubigny, all younger men than Corot, made comfortable fortunes long before Corot got the speaker's eye; and when at last recognition came to him, not the least of their claim to greatness was that they had worked with him.
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Daubigny, Diaz and Rousseau are great painters, and they each have disciples and imitators who paint as well as they; but Corot and Millet stand out separate and alone, incomprehensible and unrivaled.
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A policeman sauntered near with his large lantern-a superior sort of Dogberry, but very young, as are most of the policemen in Mexico, save the Rurales, that splendid company of highwaymen whom Diaz bought over from being bandits to be the guardians of the peace.
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I'll be a bandit, and when I'm old, and if Diaz doesn't put me against the wall and prod holes in me like Gonzales, they'll take me in the Rurales, same as Gerado.
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Well, along came Diaz, a great man.
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The concession was granted by Diaz for a great 'plant' dedicated to the god of luck at Tia Juana, but-well, Diaz went out and some one else came in.
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When in the year 1445, a quarter of a century after the initial efforts of Prince Henry, Denis Diaz reached Cape Verde, he thought that the turning point was at hand; but four more weary decades were to elapse before Bartholomew Diaz, in 1488, attained the southernmost point of the African coast.
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Following in the wake of Diaz, Vasco da Gama rounded the Cape in 1497, and then, continuing on his own way, he sailed up the east coast to Malindi, where he found a pilot able to guide his course eastward through the Indian Ocean to India.
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Higli and Diaz were of little account; only the injury they felt in seeing the sluices being closed on the stream of bribery and corruption kept them in the toils of Achmet's conspiracy.
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After a few days, it was generally known, but mentioned with bated breath, that the "Antigone" had been bought by a wealthy Philadelphian, who paid for it two thousand dollars, and hung it in his gallery, where Fortunys, Madrazos, and Diazs ornamented the walls.
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After its retreat in 1917 to the line of the Piave river, the Italian army had been reorganized and strengthened under General Diaz, who had succeeded General Cadorna in command.
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An armistice was signed by the Austrian representatives and General Diaz for the Italians, November 3.
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Examples of Diaz

Example #1
This still Quaker, with the white shining face and pontifical hat, with his address of "thee" and "thou," and his forms of speech almost Oriental in their imagery and simplicity, himself an archaism, had impressed them with a sense of power.
Example #2
To Nahoum Pasha, Dim had said, as the former left the Palace, a cigarette between his fingers: "Sleep not nor slumber, Nahoum.
Example #3
From one lip to another, from one street to another, from one quarter to another, the word has been passed-'Nahoum was a Christian, but Nahoum was an Egyptian whose heart was Muslim.
Example #4
The features were finely chiselled, the forehead white and high, the lips sensuous, the eyes fanatical, the look concentrated yet abstracted.
Example #5
This message said in brief, "Do not strike.
Example #6
There was an instant's pause, and then suddenly Harrik placed the paper in his palm and wrote swiftly and at some length to Kaid.