- 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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Examples from the Web for lanzarote
The storyline turns disastrous, all against the barren, volcanic backdrop of Spanish island Lanzarote.The Yes List – Tim Burton's Macabre Art at MoMA
The Daily Beast
November 19, 2009
It was employed by the aborigines on Lanzarote (Canary Islands).Folkways
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.Raleigh
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 began to think about the good bishop who used all his fortune to send the people of Lanzarote water.