Azorian


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A·zores

 (ā′zôrz, ə-zôrz′) also A·ço·res (ä-sôr′ĕsh)
A group of volcanic islands in the northern Atlantic Ocean about 1,450 km (900 mi) west of mainland Portugal, of which they are administrative districts. Fishing, farming, and tourism are important to their economy.

A·zor′e·an, A·zor′i·an adj. & n.
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And both Azorian, fourth at Cheltenham last week, and Fairyhouse winner King Of The Picts need to improve significantly if they are to trouble Sizing Granite.
Azorian has been a somewhat disappointing sort, but his last run was encouraging and he looks good enough to win the beginners chase.
The Government of the Azores' decision to revise its policy on Public Service Obligation (PSO) route subsidies was the driving catalyst for both budget carriers' entrance into the Azorian market.
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BRIAR Hill easily shrugged aside his solitary rival Azorian to land the Navan Novice Hurdle at the County Meath track.
Willie Mullins' gelding made all the running under Ruby Walsh and stayed on strongly in the closing stages to beat Azorian (11-4) by five lengths.
Azorian was an operation funded by Howard Hughes in 1974 to raise the sunken Soviet missile submarine K-129.
Interestingly, in the early s ixteenth century Afonso de Albuquerque had already proposed sowing Azorian poppies all over Portugal to supply the Indian market with opium, another plan that had never come to pass.
Between these two centers the westerlies blow from North America towards Europe, while to the north of the Icelandic low, and to the south of the Azorian high the winds are easterlies.
Michael O'Leary will offload 25 horses at the sale on September 2-3 with Azorian, second in a Grade 1 and a Grade 2 as a novice hurdler and Arnaud, who won five races as well as finishing second in a Grade 2 novice chase at Doncaster last year, also among those scheduled to find new homes.