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Noun: Dias  dee-us
  1. 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)
    - Bartolomeu Dias, Diaz, Bartholomeu Dias, Bartholomeu Diaz
Noun: DIA
  1. (military) an intelligence agency of the United States in the Department of Defense; is responsible for providing intelligence in support of military planning and operations and weapons acquisition
    - Defense Intelligence Agency

Type of: military intelligence, military intelligence agency, navigator, United States intelligence agency

Part of: Defense [US], Defense Department [US], Department of Defense, DoD, IC, Intelligence Community, National Intelligence Community, United States Department of Defense, United States Intelligence Community

Encyclopedia: Dias, Luís