from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition
- In Spanish Is·las Ca·na·ri·as (ēsˈläs kä-näˈrē-äs)Canary Islands A group of Spanish islands in the Atlantic Ocean off the northwest coast of Africa. The Canaries have been part of Spain since 1479 and are a major tourist center.
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- proper n. An archipelago off the coast of north-western Africa, near Morocco and belonging to Spain.
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- n. a group of mountainous islands in the Atlantic off the northwest coast of Africa forming Spanish provinces
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