Azores

[n] - islands in the Atlantic Ocean belonging to Portugal
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azores

A group of nine islands and several islets belonging to portugal in the north atlantic ocean off the coast of portugal. The islands are named after the acores, the portuguese for goshawks, living there in abundance. ... (12 Dec 1998) ...
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Azores

Acores noun islands in the Atlantic Ocean belonging to Portugal; `the Azores are strategically located on transatlantic air and shipping routes`
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Azores

archipelago composed of nine major islands, in the North Atlantic Ocean; they lie roughly 1,000 miles (1,600 km) west of Portugal and are an ... [2 related articles]
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Azores

Azores (uzôrz', ā'zôrz) , Port. Açores [Port.,=hawks], islands (1991 pop. 241,592), 905 sq mi (2,344 sq km), and autonomous region of Portugal, in the Atlantic Ocean, c.900 mi (1,448 km) W of mainland Portugal. The nine main islands are São Miguel (the largest) ...
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Azores

Group of nine islands in the North Atlantic, forming an autonomous region belonging to Portugal; area 2,247 sq km/867 sq mi; population (2003 est) 243,200. The islands are outlying peaks of the Mid-Atlantic Ridge and are volcanic in origin. Products include sugar cane, coffee, tobacco, fruit, and wine. There are many hot springs, an...
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Azores

To Portugal counting archipelago in the mid-Atlantic 1,500 kilometers west of the mainland. She was already in the antiquity known and rediscovered in 1432 by the Portuguese. It consists of nine volcanic islands with a total of 2,300 km². The main island is São Miguel with the capital Ponta Delgada, the others are Corvo, Faial, Flores, Graciosa, ...
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