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Canary Islands

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  1. a group of mountainous islands in the Atlantic Ocean, near the NW coast of Africa, comprising two provinces of Spain. 2894 sq. mi. (7495 sq. km).
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Also called Ca·nar·ies.
Related formsCa·nar·i·an, adjective, noun
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Canary Islands

Canaries

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  1. a group of mountainous islands in the Atlantic off the NW coast of Africa, forming an Autonomous Community of Spain. Pop: 1 944 700 (2003 est)
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