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Cid

el Cid, title applied in Spanish literature to dauntless Castilian nobleman and warlord Ruy Diaz, Count of Bivar (c.1040-1099), champion of the Christian religion and the old Spanish monarchy against the Moors,  1680s, from Spanish cid "chief, commander," from Arabic sayyid "lord."

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Definitions of Cid from WordNet

cid (n.)
the United States Army's principal law enforcement agency responsible for the conduct of criminal investigations for all levels of the Army anywhere in the world;
Synonyms: Criminal Investigation Command
From wordnet.princeton.edu