Finisterre


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Fin·is·terre

 (fĭn′ĭ-stâr′, fē′nē-stĕr′rĕ), Cape
A rocky promontory of extreme northwest Spain on the Atlantic Ocean. Off the cape the British won two naval victories over the French (1747 and 1805).

Finisterre

(ˌfɪnɪˈstɛə)
n
1. (Placename) Cape Finisterre a headland in NW Spain: the westernmost point of the Spanish mainland
2. (Placename) an English name for Finistère
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Let us make a foray upon the dominions of that noisy barbarian, a great raid from Finisterre to Hatteras, catching his fishermen unawares, baffling the fleets that trust to his power, and shooting sly arrows into the livers of men who court his good graces.
Nine days after leaving the Charente, pale with fatigue and vexation, Milady saw only the blue coasts of Finisterre appear.
Fear and tension permeate the small community of Finisterre Island, eight miles off the coast of Maine, where children have gone missing, only to be found unharmed days later.
100 millas nauticas al oeste del cabo Finisterre", en la costa atlantica espanola.
Lucia Office, Felix Finisterre, said the project also provides an opportunity for OECS member countries to supply the EU-funded industrial plant in Martinique.
After finishing the first part of the Camino de Santiago and being reunited with my wife and youngest child for three days, I set off this week from Santiago to Finisterre, affectionately known as "the end of the world".
Young people will take advantage of their stay in Galicia to On Wednesday, the 29th, we will travel an eight kilometer stretch of the Camino between Playa de Langosteira and Cabo Finisterre.
Susan Oakes, from Navan, Co Meath, is due to fly to France today along with four horses to trek the 899km trail from St Jean Pied de Port to Finisterre over 21 days.
Haplotype diversity ranged between 0.79 in Rinlo and 0.95 in Aguino and the estimated nucleotide diversity ranged from 0.0030 in Carnota to 0.0065 in Finisterre (Table 1).
This year's visit will focus on the region's local businesses, from the artisan producers who help bolster the area's food and drink sector to innovative firms such as Finisterre, which creates sustainable outdoor clothing.
It is at its most dramatic at Finisterre, its most westerly point.
RRP: PS120 4 Finisterre Aeris Jacket - PS160 This uses recycled fabrics and is fully reversible with a PFC-free water repellent finish.