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
24%
72%
4%
0%
25
flagGreece
20%
68%
12%
0%
25
flagItaly
25%
64%
10%
0%
59
flagSpain
32%
63%
1%
1%
77
flagCanada
35%
60%
3%
1%
65
flagGermany
36%
54%
5%
3%
252
flagPoland
38%
52%
5%
3%
17851
flagUkraine
31%
52%
5%
10%
19
flagthe United Kingdom
39%
50%
5%
3%
483
flagDenmark
45%
50%
4%
0%
24
flagAustria
33%
50%
16%
0%
24
flagthe United Arab Emirates
30%
50%
0%
20%
20
flagthe Netherlands
38%
48%
8%
5%
60
flagNorway
35%
47%
7%
9%
42
flagFrance
41%
46%
3%
8%
56
flagthe United States
42%
42%
4%
9%
602
flagRepublic of Ireland
50%
42%
3%
3%
56
flagAustralia
44%
38%
2%
13%
36
flagIndia
43%
32%
8%
13%
58
flagUnknown
61%
29%
5%
3%
438

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men47%
women51%
birds
43%
38%
dogs
47%
51%
lemons
6%
5%
birds' seeds
3%
4%

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