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flores

[ flawr-eez, flohr- ]
/ ˈflɔr iz, ˈfloʊr- /
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Origin of flores

1655–65; <Latin flōrēs plural of flōsflower

Other definitions for flores (2 of 2)

Flores
[ Spanish flaw-res for 1; flawr-is, -eez, flohr- for 2; Portuguese flaw-rish for 3 ]
/ Spanish ˈflɔ rɛs for 1; ˈflɔr ɪs, -iz, ˈfloʊr- for 2; Portuguese ˈflɔ rɪʃ for 3 /

noun
Juan Jo·sé [hwahn haw-se], /ʰwɑn hɔˈsɛ/, 1800–64, Ecuadorian general and statesman: president 1830–35, 1839–45.
one of the Lesser Sunda Islands in Indonesia, separated from Sulawesi by the Flores Sea. 7,753 sq. mi. (20,080 sq. km).
the westernmost island of the Azores, in the N Atlantic. 55 sq. mi. (142 sq. km).
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British Dictionary definitions for flores

Flores
/ (ˈflɔːrɛs) /

noun
an island in Indonesia, one of the Lesser Sunda Islands, between the Flores Sea and the Savu Sea: mountainous, with active volcanoes and unexplored forests. Chief town: Ende. Area: 17 150 sq km (6622 sq miles)
(Portuguese ˈflorɪʃ) an island in the Atlantic, the westernmost of the Azores. Chief town: Santa Cruz. Area: 142 sq km (55 sq miles)
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