Zoraida

(3 syl.). Daughter of Agimorato 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.)

Source: Dictionary of Phrase and Fable, E. Cobham Brewer, 1894
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