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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flagItaly
21%
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flagSpain
29%
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flagRussia
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flagGermany
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flagBelgium
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flagCanada
42%
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flagBulgaria
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flagDenmark
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flagPoland
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flagNorway
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flagAustria
31%
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flagthe Netherlands
39%
45%
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flagthe United Kingdom
43%
44%
7%
4%
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flagRepublic of Ireland
47%
43%
4%
4%
46
flagthe United States
42%
41%
5%
9%
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flagAustralia
45%
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flagCroatia
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flagFrance
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flagIndia
42%
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women50%
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38%
dogs
52%
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lemons
5%
5%
birds' seeds
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