AskDefine | Define dias

Dictionary Definition

Dias n : 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) [syn: Diaz, Bartholomeu Dias, Bartholomeu Diaz]

Extensive Definition

''You may be looking for the article on "dais," a raised platform on which guest speakers, honoured guests or expert panels are seated, possibly on a throne or similar seat.
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See also

dias in German: Dias
dias in French: Dias
dias in Tagalog: Dias
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