Gran Canaria


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Gran Canaria

(ɡraŋ kaˈnarja)
n
(Placename) the Spanish name for Grand Canary
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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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An out-of-control wildfire throwing flames 160 feet into the air has forced emergency services to evacuate more than 9,000 people from Gran Canaria in the Canary Islands.
A major inferno on the Spanish island of Gran Canaria has forced thousands to flee.
Police in Gran Canaria held Paul Henry Bellamy, 70, in capital Las Palmas and said he was wanted by a court in San Javier, Murcia, south-east Spain.
Gran Canaria May 10, from Glasgow, 7 nights half board at 4* Sentido Gran Canaria Princess, PS429pp.
Ireland-based low-fares airline Ryanair has said that it has extended its connecting flights service at Milan Bergamo and Rome Fiumicino Airports, adding a further 27 routes including Gran Canaria, Tenerife, Prague and Ibiza.
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| Gran Canaria GRAN CANARIA THOMAS Cook (www.thomascook.com; 0844 412 5970) offers seven nights at the four-star Sentido Gran Canaria Princess (half board) from PS455pp (two sharing) - saving PS234 (34%).
GALATASARAY have been the most powerful home force in this season's Eurocup campaign but Gran Canaria can test their mettle in the first leg of their semi-final, writes Steve Davies.
Flying from Glasgow on March 21, seven nights in Gran Canaria, staying at the three-star Dunas Mirador on all-inclusive, PS479.
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