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
20%
75%
4%
0%
24
flagGreece
27%
66%
5%
0%
18
flagSpain
30%
65%
1%
1%
73
flagItaly
25%
63%
10%
0%
58
flagCanada
35%
59%
3%
1%
64
flagGermany
35%
55%
4%
4%
241
flagPoland
36%
53%
5%
3%
16134
flagUkraine
31%
52%
5%
10%
19
flagDenmark
45%
50%
4%
0%
24
flagAustria
33%
50%
16%
0%
24
flagthe United Arab Emirates
30%
50%
0%
20%
20
flagthe United Kingdom
40%
49%
6%
3%
458
flagthe Netherlands
36%
49%
8%
5%
57
flagFrance
40%
47%
3%
9%
55
flagNorway
36%
47%
7%
7%
38
flagRepublic of Ireland
47%
45%
3%
3%
53
flagUnknown
50%
43%
3%
2%
109
flagthe United States
42%
41%
4%
9%
581
flagAustralia
44%
41%
2%
11%
34
flagIndia
43%
32%
8%
13%
58

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men52%
women51%
birds
37%
38%
dogs
52%
51%
lemons
5%
5%
birds' seeds
3%
4%

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