Reference > Brewer’s Dictionary > Zoraida (3 syl.).

 Zo’phiel.Zoraide (3 syl.) or Zoraida. 
CONTENTS · BIBLIOGRAPHIC RECORD
E. Cobham Brewer 1810–1897. Dictionary of Phrase and Fable. 1898.
 
Zoraida (3 syl.).
 
Daughter of Agimora’to of Algiers, who becomes a Christian and elopes with Ruy Perez de Viedma, an officer of Leon. The story is told in an episode of Don Quixote, called The Captive’s Life and Adventures. (Bk. iv. chap. ix.-xi.)   1
 


 Zo’phiel.Zoraide (3 syl.) or Zoraida. 

 
Loading
Click here to shop the Bartleby Bookstore.

Shakespeare · Bible · Strunk · Anatomy · Nonfiction · Quotations · Reference · Fiction · Poetry
© 1993–2014 Bartleby.com · [Top 150] · Subjects · Titles · Authors