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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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|Noun||1.||Madeira 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