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Funchal (Portuguese fũˈʃal)
(Placename) the capital and chief port of the Madeira Islands, on the S coast of Madeira. Pop: 103 962 (2001)
Fun•chal (Port. fʊ̃ˈʃɑl)
the capital of the Madeira islands, on SE Madeira: resort. 48,638.
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Summary: FUNCHAL, Madeira Islands
: The death toll from mudslides and flash flooding on the Portuguese island of Madeira rose to 40 people Sunday as the government rushed emergency aid to the resort haven.