Madeira Islands


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Madeira Islands

An archipelago of Portugal in the northeast Atlantic Ocean west of Morocco. Only two of the volcanic islands are inhabited. The island of Madeira is a tourist center noted for its wine.

Ma·dei′ran adj. & n.
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Noun1.Madeira Islands - a group of volcanic islands in the Atlantic Ocean to the west of MoroccoMadeira Islands - a group of volcanic islands in the Atlantic Ocean to the west of Morocco; the group forms an autonomous region of Portugal
Portugal, Portuguese Republic - a republic in southwestern Europe on the Iberian Peninsula; Portuguese explorers and colonists in the 15th and 16th centuries created a vast overseas empire (including Brazil)
Madeira - an island in the Atlantic Ocean off the coast of Africa; the largest of the Madeira Islands
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We can find these enchantments without visiting the Como Lake, or the Madeira Islands.
The Madeira Islands form an autonomous region of what country?
Hundreds of miles away, a fire swept overnight into Funchal, the capital of Portugal's Madeira Islands, killing three elderly people and leaving more than 300 with minor burns and smoke inhalation.
There was standing room only at the service where Tour caddies, journalists and fellow Scots Stephen Gallacher, Richie Ramsay, Chris Doak and Alastair Forsyth, who Renwick was last on the bag for when he captured the 2008 Madeira Islands Open, were among the mourners.
FINLAND'S Roope Kakko fired a sparkling final-round 63 to secure the European Tour Madeira Islands Open by a convincing three-shot margin.
I HOPE this week's Trophee Hassan II in Morocco produces a weekend of golf to erase the frustration of last week's weather-hit Madeira Islands Open.
THE European Tour will look to stage the Madeira Islands Open later in the year after it was cancelled due to bad weather yesterday.
Purchase and installation of 2 multilateration systems for the North of Portugal and the Madeira Islands.
The 29-year-old turned a four-stroke deficit into a stunning four-shot victory on home soil at the Madeira Islands Open.
OLIVER Wilson knows better than most not to get ahead of himself despite charging into the Madeira Islands Open halfway lead with a superb 65.
Garry Houston finished tied 58th in the Madeira Islands Open on five over par 293 after rounds of 74-74-75-70.
BE IN THE KNOW FOLLOW THE WINNING TEAM THROUGHOUT A MASSIVE WEEK OF FOOTBALL From the Football League play-offs to the Europa League final on Wednesday and the final round of Premier League matches next Sunday, RPSPORT'S tipping team have got it all covered GREAT GOLF ADVICE Steve Palmer previews the Volvo World Match Play, Madeira Islands Open and Crowne Plaza Invitational on Wednesday DARTS PLAY-OFF PICKS Steve Davies has the lowdown on the Premier League's finals night on Thursday REFRESHING RUGBY PREVIEWS Graham Woods with the best bets for the Heineken Cup final on Saturday TOP TENNIS TIPS French Open special in next Sunday's paper