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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77%
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flagItaly
21%
71%
7%
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flagSpain
30%
64%
1%
1%
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flagBelgium
38%
55%
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5%
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flagGermany
35%
54%
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4%
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flagCanada
42%
53%
2%
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flagPoland
38%
52%
5%
3%
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flagDenmark
43%
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flagNorway
32%
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8%
8%
34
flagLithuania
50%
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flagFrance
38%
48%
4%
10%
50
flagthe Netherlands
39%
47%
7%
5%
51
flagAustria
34%
47%
17%
0%
23
flagthe United Kingdom
41%
46%
6%
4%
387
flagRepublic of Ireland
47%
43%
4%
4%
48
flagAustralia
42%
42%
3%
12%
33
flagthe United States
42%
41%
5%
9%
507
flagUU
48%
40%
7%
3%
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flagCroatia
46%
38%
7%
7%
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flagIndia
41%
34%
9%
12%
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men52%
women50%
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38%
38%
dogs
52%
50%
lemons
4%
5%
birds' seeds
3%
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