The Nuttall Encyclopedia
One of the chief commercial ports in Spain, in Andalusia; founded by the Phoenicians about 1100 B.C.; called Gades by the Romans; at the NW. extremity of the Isle of Leon, and separated from the rest of the island by a channel crossed by bridges; it is 7 m. from Xeres and 50 m. from Gibraltar, and carries on a large export trade.
Wood, James, ed. Entry for 'Cadiz'. The Nuttall Encyclopedia. https://www.studylight.org/encyclopedias/eng/nut/c/cadiz.html. Frederick Warne & Co Ltd. London. 1900.