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Fayal

[fah-yahl]
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noun
  1. Faial.
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Faial

or Fa·yal

[fah-yahl]
noun
  1. an island in the Azores, in the N Atlantic. 66 sq. mi. (171 sq. km).
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Historical Examples

  • So we go across the water, and think to sell to some Fayal man.

    "Captains Courageous"

    Rudyard Kipling

  • 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

    Edmund Gosse

  • 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.


British Dictionary definitions for fayal

Fayal

noun
  1. a variant spelling of Faial
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Faial

Fayal

noun
  1. an island in the central Azores archipelago. Chief town: Horta. Area: 171 sq km (66 sq miles)
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