the most easterly of the Canary Islands; mountainous, with a volcanic landscape; tourism, fishing. Pop: 109 942 (2002 est). Area: 795 sq km (307 sq miles)

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  • It was employed by the aborigines on Lanzarote (Canary Islands).


    William Graham Sumner

  • He was delayed by a mutiny off the coast of Spain, but reached the island of Lanzarote in July.

  • The Governor of Lanzarote continued to be in a craven state of anxiety, and would not hear of trading.


    Edmund Gosse

  • The red sunset shone behind Lanzarote's broken hills, and the Trade-wind had, for an hour or two, dropped to a light breeze.

    Kit Musgrave's Luck

    Harold Bindloss

  • Kit began to think about the good bishop who used all his fortune to send the people of Lanzarote water.

    Kit Musgrave's Luck

    Harold Bindloss