Azores [ uh- zawrz, uh- zohrz, ey-zawrz, ey-zohrz] EXAMPLES | noun ( used with a plural verb) a group of islands in the N Atlantic, W of Portugal: politically part of Portugal. 890 sq. mi. (2305 sq. km). Related forms A·zo·re·an, A·zo·ri·an , [ uh- zawr-ee- uh n, - zohr-] /əˈzɔr i ən, -ˈzoʊr-/ adjective, noun
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Examples from the Web for azores Historical Examples of azores British Dictionary definitions for azores pl n the Azores three groups of volcanic islands in the N Atlantic, since 1976 an autonomous region of Portugal. Capital: Ponta Delgada (on São Miguel). Pop: 241 762 (2001). Area: 2335 sq km (901 sq miles) Portuguese name: Açores
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Azores [( ay-zawrz, uh- zawrz)] Note
Strategically located on transatlantic air and shipping routes.
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