Definition of Acores

1. Noun. Islands in the Atlantic Ocean belonging to Portugal. "The Azores are strategically located on transatlantic air and shipping routes"

Exact synonyms: Azores
Group relationships: Portugal, Portuguese Republic
Generic synonyms: Island



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Lexicographical Neighbors of Acores

Acmeists
Acnidosporidia
Acocanthera
Acocanthera oblongifolia
Acocanthera oppositifolia
Acocanthera spectabilis
Acocanthera venenata
Acol
Acoli
Acoma
Aconcagua
Aconitum
Aconitum lycoctonum
Aconitum napellus
Acoraceae
Acores
Acorus
Acorus calamus
Acosta's disease
Acquired Immunodeficiency Syndrome
Acragas
Acrasiomycetes
Acre
Acre antshrike
Acre antshrikes
Acrel's ganglion
Acrididae
Acridotheres
Acridotheres tristis
Acrilan

Literary usage of Acores

Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:

1. Proceedings by International Congress of Americanists (1875)
"Colomb vivant à Madère et aux acores et en rapport avec les aventuriers portugais, n'ignorait certainement pas ces projets et ces tentatives. ..."

2. Examen critique de l'histoire de la géographie du nouveau continent et des by Alexander von Humboldt (1836)
"Cependant plus d'un siècle et demi après la colonisation des acores par les Portugais, on a continué à placer une île du Brasil à l'ouest ou au nord-ouest ..."

3. A General History and Collection of Voyages and Travels edited by Robert Kerr (1814)
"... also better wine than in any other island of the acores. This island is about fifteen leagues in circumference. Seventy leagues WNW from Tercera is the ..."

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