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Finisterre

[fin-uh-stair; Spanish fee-nees-ter-re]
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noun
  1. Cape, a headland in NW Spain: the westernmost point of Spain.
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Examples from the Web for finisterre

Historical Examples

  • There is one at Finisterre said to be several centuries old.

    The Romance of Plant Life

    G. F. Scott Elliot

  • They caught us off Finisterre within a couple of days of each other.

  • They were bound for France, and they hit the coastline at Finisterre.

    Famous Flyers

    David Goodger (goodger@python.org)

  • The weather eased a little off Finisterre and we got her righted.

    Aliens

    William McFee

  • I have lived at Finisterre forty years, and never ascended that mountain.


British Dictionary definitions for finisterre

Finisterre

noun
  1. Cape Finisterre a headland in NW Spain: the westernmost point of the Spanish mainland
  2. an English name for Finistère
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