Definition of Cid, El in US English:

Cid, El

(also the Cid)

proper noun

  • Count of Bivar (c.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).


Cid, El