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Descriptor English:   Azores 
Descriptor Spanish:   Azores 
Descriptor Portuguese:   Ašores 
Tree Number:   Z01.639.040.218
Definition English:   A group of nine islands and several islets belonging to Portugal in the north Atlantic Ocean off the coast of Portugal. The islands are named after the acores, the Portuguese for goshawks, living there in abundance. (Webster's New Geographical Dictionary, 1988, p102 & Room, Brewer's Dictionary of Names, 1992, p42) 
Indexing Annotation English:   a group of 9 Atlantic islands off the coast of Portugal
Allowable Qualifiers English:  
EP epidemiology EH ethnology
Record Number:   1415 
Unique Identifier:   D001394 

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