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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flagGreece
22%
66%
11%
0%
27
flagItaly
26%
63%
9%
0%
63
flagSpain
33%
62%
1%
1%
78
flagSweden
34%
62%
3%
0%
29
flagAustria
25%
61%
12%
0%
31
flagCanada
37%
58%
2%
1%
67
flagLithuania
42%
57%
0%
0%
19
flagPoland
37%
53%
5%
3%
18640
flagGermany
37%
53%
5%
4%
263
flagDenmark
40%
51%
7%
0%
27
flagthe United Kingdom
39%
49%
6%
3%
504
flagthe Netherlands
37%
49%
8%
4%
61
flagthe United Arab Emirates
33%
47%
0%
19%
21
flagFrance
42%
45%
3%
8%
57
flagNorway
40%
44%
6%
8%
45
flagthe United States
41%
42%
4%
9%
624
flagRepublic of Ireland
50%
42%
3%
3%
56
flagAustralia
43%
37%
2%
16%
37
flagUnknown
59%
31%
4%
3%
505
flagIndia
44%
30%
9%
14%
63

Gender

men47%
women51%
birds
42%
38%
dogs
47%
51%
lemons
5%
5%
birds' seeds
3%
4%

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