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Acores a.k.a. Archipelago of the Azores: The Azores, officially the Autonomous Region of the Azores is one of the two autonomous regions of Portugal, composed of nine volcanic islands situated in the North Atlantic Ocean about 1,360 km west of continental Portugal, about 880 km northwest of Madeira, and about 1,925 km southeast of Newfoundland. Its main industries are agriculture, dairy farming, livestock ranching, fishing, and tourism, which is becoming the major service activity in the region. In addition to this, the government of the Azores employs a large percentage of the population directly or indirectly in many aspects of the service and tertiary sectors.

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Google previewA text-book of geography (1869)

Acores means hawks. They were so called from the number of hawks seen when the islands were discovered. The Balearic Islands include Majorca, Minor'ca, Iv' iza, and several smaller islands. They are generally hilly, but the soil is fertile, ...

Google previewA New Geographical Dictionary ... to which is now added the latitude and longitude of the most considerable cities and towns,&c., of the world, omitted in the first publication, etc (1738)

A ZORES, ACORES, ISLES FLAMANDES & TERCERES, Isles in the Atlantick Ocean, that lie between the Co. of Spain, & the N. Parts of America ; called Flamandes, because discovered by a Flemming Acores, fr. the great Quantity of Hawks ...

Google previewA Dictionary of the Names of Minerals Including Their History and Etymology (1896)

by Albert Huntington Chester

Acores, the Portuguese form. ACRUSITE.

Google previewMedical Lexicon (1839)

A New Dictionary of Medical Science, Containing a Concise Account of the Various Subjects and Terms; with a Vocabulary of Synonymes in Different Languages, and Formulae for Various Officinal and Empirical Preparations, &c. Second Edition, with Numerous Modifications and Additions by Robley Dunglison

AC"IDS, Ac"ida, Acores, from axi; “a point,' genitive axigot. Any liquid, solid, or gaseous body, possessed of a sour, more or less caustic taste, ...

Google previewEncyclopedia of the Essay (2012)

by Tracy Chevalier

Acores, acorianos, acorianidade (1989), and of articles in Hispania, Bulletin of Hispanic Studies, Coloquio- Letras, Ideologies and Literature, Europe, Revista Brasileira de ...

Google previewThe Oxford Desk Dictionary of People and Places (1999)

by Frank R. Abate

Portuguese name Acores. AZOV, Sea of Ia'zawf; 'aelzawfI inland sea of S Russia and Ukraine, separated from the Black Sea by the Crimea and linked to it by a narrow strait. Azu-sa Io'zo_osaI city in SW California, an industrial and residential ...

Google previewA compendious geographical dictionary, containing a concise description of the most remarkable places ... The third edition, etc (1804)

ACORES, a village in Beira. ACOUEZ, certain lndians in Canada. 'ACOUS, a village in Olerou. 'ACQS, a little town at the foot of the Pyrenees, in the department ofArriege. ACQS, or DAX, a city on the river Adour, in the department of Landes; ...

Google previewThe Fairchild Books Dictionary of Textiles (2013)

by Phyllis G. Tortora, Ingrid Johnson

acores An unbleached linen of various fineness, made in France for export. acoustical insulation Material that deadens or absorbs sound. Some textile ...

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