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Synonyms for Canary Islands

a group of mountainous islands in the Atlantic off the northwest coast of Africa forming Spanish provinces

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Reflecting on the game at the Estadio Heliodoro Rodriguez Lopez, Perez said: "We have our own derby in the Canary Isles. It's really nice to play in these type of games.
Olsen Lines operated passenger vessels from Tilbury to the Canary Isles and now, in 2014, we look forward to welcoming Fred.
The men, both from Cardiff, will make the trip from Canary Isles to Barbados aboard a tiny boat measuring just 7m long by 1.9m wide.
The publisher had been cruising in the Canary Isles aboard his luxury yacht, the Ghislaine.
Dubai Overall leaders, BMW Oracle asserted their right at the top on the opening day of fleet racing in the RC 44 World Sailing Championships for the Islas Canarias Puerto Calero Cup in Lanzarote, Canary Isles.
EASYJET is to launch its first medium-haul flights from Liverpool John Lennon Airport (JLA) from November, when it begins flying to the Canary Isles.
The much brighter Omega Centauri (mag 3.9 and diameter 55 arcmin) cannot be missed as a naked eye object when observed at a good altitude, and even from a light polluted hotel in La Gomera in the Canary Isles I found it just visible without binoculars.
Cabrera Bello, 24, is Spanish, grew up next to a golf course in the Canary Isles and won his age group in the Spanish National Championship every year from under-sevens to 18 before turning pro.
The crooked businessman had been cruising in the Canary Isles aboard his luxury yacht, the Ghislaine, when he died in a rumoured suicide.
Rescuers said only 26 people survived after the packed Spanair jet, heading from the Spanish capital to the Canary Isles, burst into flames and broke in half.
Charter traffic which experienced growth were Bulgaria (up 78.7 per cent); Finland (up 34 per cent); Egypt (up 22.2 per cent); Canary Isles (up 9.1 per cent); France (up 6.8 per cent) and Austria (up five per cent).
The workers' representative claimed that Unilever "hopes to concentrate its European ice cream production in six or seven plants, compared with the twelve currently in operation." Over the years, Unilever has closed Frigo production facilities in Madrid, Seville, the Canary Isles and the Balearics.
Frances 1888: The English in Canary Isles. Plymouth: Western Daily Mercury.
fredolsen, 0800 0355 242 CANARIES 14 nights from PS1,249pp The Canary Isles are a perennial favourite for year-round warm weather 9 and glorious sandy beaches.
They will need to be in peak physical condition to row from La Gomera (in the Canary Isles) to Antigua in December 2017.