Also found in: Thesaurus, Encyclopedia, Wikipedia.
Related to Tenerife: Ibiza
Ten·er·ife(tĕn′ə-rĭf′, -rēf′, tĕ′nĕ-rē′fĕ)
An island in the Canary Islands of Spain in the Atlantic Ocean. It is the largest island in the group.
Tenerife(ˌtɛnəˈriːf; Spanish teneˈrife)
(Placename) a Spanish island in the Atlantic, off the NW coast of Africa: the largest of the Canary Islands; volcanic and mountainous; tourism and agriculture. Capital: Santa Cruz. Pop: 778 071 (2002 est). Area: 2058 sq km (795 sq miles)
or Ten•er•iffe(ˌtɛn əˈrif, -ˈrɪf, -ˈri feɪ)
1. the largest of the Canary Islands, off the NW coast of Africa. 500,381; 794 sq. mi. (2055 sq. km).
2. Pi•co de (ˈpi koʊ deɪ) Teide, Pico de.
Switch to new thesaurus
|Noun||1.||Tenerife - a Spanish island in the Atlantic off the northwestern coast of Africa; the largest of the Canary Islands|
Canaries, Canary Islands - a group of mountainous islands in the Atlantic off the northwest coast of Africa forming Spanish provinces