Definition of Canaries

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

Exact synonyms: Canary Islands
Group relationships: Espana, Kingdom Of Spain, Spain
Terms within: Tenerife
Generic synonyms: Island



Definition of Canaries

1. Proper noun. Canary Islands. ¹

2. Proper noun. (UK) nickname Nickname of w:Norwich City F.C. Norwich City Football Club. ¹

3. Noun. (plural of canary) ¹

4. Verb. (third-person singular of canary) ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

Definition of Canaries

1. canary [n] - See also: canary

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Canaries

Canadianizes
Canadianizing
Canadians
Canadien
Canadienne
Canadiennes
Canadiens
Canal Zone
Cananga
Cananga odorata
Canangium
Canara
Canarese
Canarian
Canarians
Canaries
Canarsie
Canary
Canary Island hare's foot fern
Canary Islander
Canary Islanders
Canary Islands
Canary wine
Canavalia
Canavalia ensiformis
Canavalia gladiata
Canavan's disease
Canavan's sclerosis
Canavan-van Bogaert-Bertrand disease
Canberra

Literary usage of Canaries

Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:

1. Catalogue of Books by Perth (W.A.). Public Library (1905)
"R18, »4 Niçois, T. Description des Isles canaries et de l'islc Madère. Ri8, Í2 Wollaston, TY Catalogue of the coleopterous insects of the canaries in the ..."

2. Proceedings of the Cambridge Philosophical Society by Cambridge Philosophical Society (1908)
"Note on the influence of extraneous forces upon the proportion of the sexes produced by canaries. By WALTER HEAPE, MA, FRS, Trinity College, Cambridge. ..."

3. Edinburgh New Philosophical Journal, Exhibiting a View of the Progressive by Robert Jameson, Sir William Jardine, Henry D Rogers (1855)
"crenatus — (Mediterranean and canaries.) „ clathrus — (Celtic and Lusitanian.) „ cimex—(Lusitanian.) „ new species ? „ new species ? ..."

4. Universal Geography: Or A Description of All Parts of the World, on a New by Conrad Malte-Brun (1827)
"It is in this manner that the population of the canaries had suffered considerably by the commerce of slaves, by the rapine of pirates, and particularly by ..."

5. The Geographical Journal by Royal Geographical Society (Great Britain). (1905)
"ASW THE FRENCH CONQUEST OF THE canaries IN 1402-6, AND THE AUTHORITY FOR THE SAME. By C. RAYMOND BEAZLEY, MA THE French conquest of ..."

6. History of the New World Called America by Edward John Payne (1892)
"Ferdinand proceeded to recover possession of the canaries. Hitherto four islands only had been conquered by Europeans: Palma, ..."

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