Las Palmas

[ lahs -pahl-mahs ]
/ lɑs ˈpɑl mɑs /

noun

a seaport on NE Gran Canaria, in the central Canary Islands.

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British Dictionary definitions for Las Palmas

Las Palmas
/ (Spanish las ˈpalmas) /

noun

a port in the central Canary Islands, on NE Grand Canary: a major fuelling port on the main shipping route between Europe and South America. Pop: 377 600 (2003 est)
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