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Descriptor in English: Azores
Descriptor in Spanish: Azores
Descriptor in Portuguese: Açores
Descriptor in French: Açores
Tree number(s): Z01.639.040.218
Scope note: 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)
Annotation: a group of 9 Atlantic islands off the coast of Portugal
Allowable Qualifiers: EH ethnology
EP epidemiology
DeCS UI: 1415
Descriptor UI: D001394
Date Established: 1966/01/01
Date of Entry: 1999/01/01
Revision Date: 2012/07/03
Azores - Preferred
Concept UI M0002084
Scope note 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)
Preferred term Azores



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