Online English learning Courses
    courses   dictionary
Double-click any word on the page to look it up in the dictionary.

Audio English.org » Dictionary » C » Canafistola ... Candida

CANARIES

Pronunciation (US): 

 Dictionary entry overview: What does Canaries mean? 

CANARIES (noun)
  The noun CANARIES has 1 sense:

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

  Familiarity information: CANARIES used as a noun is very rare.


 Dictionary entry details 


CANARIES (noun)


Sense 1Canaries [BACK TO TOP]

Meaning:

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

Classified under:

Nouns denoting spatial position

Synonyms:

Canaries; Canary Islands

Instance hypernyms:

island (a land mass (smaller than a continent) that is surrounded by water)

Meronyms (parts of "Canaries"):

Tenerife (a Spanish island in the Atlantic off the northwestern coast of Africa; the largest of the Canary Islands)

Holonyms ("Canaries" is a part of...):

Espana; Kingdom of Spain; Spain (a parliamentary monarchy in southwestern Europe on the Iberian Peninsula; a former colonial power)


 Learn English with... Proverbs of the week 
"No pain, no gain." (English proverb)

"To give happiness to another person gives such a great merit, it cannot even be carried by a horse." (Bhutanese proverb)

"Three feet of ice does not result from one day of freezing weather." (Chinese proverb)

"If you marry a monkey for his wealth, the money goes and the monkey remains as is." (Egyptian proverb)

 CANARIES: related words searches 

Page delivered in 0.0383 seconds