Grand Canary


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Grand Canary

One of the Canary Islands in the Atlantic Ocean east-southeast of Tenerife Island. It is the principal island of the group.

Grand Canary

n
(Placename) an island in the Atlantic, in the Canary Islands: part of the Spanish province of Las Palmas. Capital: Las Palmas. Pop: 771 333 (2002 est). Area: 1533 sq km (592 sq miles). Spanish name: Gran Canaria

Gran Ca•na•ria

(Sp. ˈgrɑn kɑˈnɑ ryɑ)
n.
an island in the Atlantic belonging to Spain, one of the Canary Islands. 592 sq. mi. (1533 sq. km). Cap.: Las Palmas.
Also called Grand Canary.
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On the 6th of January we reached Teneriffe, but were prevented landing, by fears of our bringing the cholera: the next morning we saw the sun rise behind the rugged outline of the Grand Canary island, and suddenly illuminate the Peak of Teneriffe, whilst the lower parts were veiled in fleecy clouds.
Huegas and Chicano just came from a three-week camp in Grand Canary Island in Spain last month and competed in the Capiz triathlon recently where they finished second and first, respectively.
Although sharing its unusual name with a mountain on Spain's Grand Canary Island, Rose reveals Bentley's inspiration for the vehicle actually came from a combination of the first four letters of Bentley with the word Taiga, which describes large areas of forest seen in the northern hemisphere.
1962--New contributions to the geology of Grand Canary (Gran Canaria, Canary Island)--Soc.
Star Clipper also sails the longest Grand Mediterranean voyage of the season -- a 21-night cruise from Athens to Las Palmas, Grand Canary, Spain.
So the poor lad missed seeing the heavily tanned Jenny Chatham, another PR scribbler, back from the latest of her many holidays, this time in Grand Canary.
The race moved from its previous location, the Grand Canary Islands, to be held indoors for the first time since the event first began back in 1988.
It was in the summer of 1998, on a weeklong vacation to the Grand Canary that Reolon came up with the notion of selling soft ice at a place frequented by tourists.
Vazquez Figueroa, Alberto 1966: Grand Canary Island.
Richard and wife Jenny, 44, from Exeter, Devon, will spend their winnings on a family holiday to Grand Canary, driving lessons and perhaps a small car for daughter Laura - and an investment fund for Paul.
based in Dallas, Texas, and Domintel Concept, based in Tortosa, Spain, have agreed to license and provide more than 500 second-generation set-top boxes, then deploy full video-on-demand (VOD), for the Hotel Riu Waikiki in Grand Canary Island.

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