Azores

Azores, i.e. Hawk Islands (250), a group of nine volcanic islands in the Atlantic, 800 m. W. of Portugal, and forming a province of it; are in general mountainous; covered with orange groves, of which the chief are St. Michael's and Fayal; and 900 m. W. of it, in the latitude of Lisbon; the climate is mild, and good for pulmonary complaints; they were known to the Carthaginian mariners, but fell out of the map of Europe till rediscovered in 1431.

Definition taken from The Nuttall Encyclopædia, edited by the Reverend James Wood (1907)

Azerbijan * Azov, Sea of
Ayma`ras
Aymon, the Count of Dordogne
Ay`mar-Ver`nay
Ayr
Ayr`er, Jacob
Ayrshire
Ayton, Sir Robert
Aytoun, William Edmondstoune
Azeglio, Marchese d'
Azerbijan
Azores
Azov, Sea of
Az`rael
Az`tecs
Azuni, Dominico Alberto
Azymites
Baader, Franz Xavier von
Ba`al
Baal`bek
Baalism
Baba, Ali

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