What are Canary Islands named from?

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The name comes from the Latin root canaria. Ac­cord­ing to the his­to­ri­an Pliny the Elder, the island was named so, because it con­tained "vast mul­ti­tudes of dogs of very large size".

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flagSweden
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75%
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flagSpain
30%
64%
1%
1%
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flagItaly
25%
63%
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flagCanada
38%
56%
3%
1%
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flagBulgaria
37%
56%
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flagGermany
35%
55%
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flagBelgium
38%
55%
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flagPoland
37%
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3%
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flagNorway
31%
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8%
35
flagDenmark
45%
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0%
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flagAustria
33%
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16%
0%
24
flagthe United Arab Emirates
30%
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0%
20%
20
flagthe Netherlands
36%
49%
8%
5%
57
flagthe United Kingdom
40%
48%
6%
3%
449
flagFrance
38%
48%
3%
9%
54
flagRepublic of Ireland
46%
46%
3%
3%
52
flagUnknown
50%
42%
4%
3%
96
flagthe United States
43%
41%
4%
9%
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flagAustralia
44%
41%
2%
11%
34
flagIndia
43%
32%
8%
13%
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women51%
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38%
dogs
52%
51%
lemons
5%
5%
birds' seeds
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4%

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