Azores

geographical name
\ ˈā-ˌzȯrz How to pronounce Azores (audio) , ə-ˈzȯrz \
variants: or Portuguese Açores \ ə-​ˈsȯr-​ēsh How to pronounce Açores (audio) \

Definition of Azores

islands of the North Atlantic constituting an autonomous region of Portugal and lying about 800 miles (1287 kilometers) off the coast of mainland Portugal; chief town Ponta Delgada area 905 square miles (2344 square kilometers), population 246,772

Other Words from Azores

Azorean \ ā-​ˈzȯr-​ē-​ən How to pronounce Azorean (audio) , ə-​ \ adjective or noun

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“Azores.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/Azores. Accessed 1 Dec. 2020.

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