- an island in the Azores, in the N Atlantic. 66 sq. mi. (171 sq. km).
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So we go across the water, and think to sell to some Fayal man."Captains Courageous"
Then, months after, we heard that he had been seen in Fayal.
In his barge he came out from Fayal to greet the Earl, and entered the General's cabin.Raleigh
They trooped after us, and never more while we tarried in Fayal did we get rid of them.The Innocents Abroad
Mark Twain (Samuel Clemens)
As we approached the land our belief was strengthened that it was Fayal.
- a variant spelling of Faial
- an island in the central Azores archipelago. Chief town: Horta. Area: 171 sq km (66 sq miles)
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