or Portuguese Açores geographical name islands N Atlantic belonging to Portugal & lying about 800 miles (1287 kilometers) off coast of Portugal; chief town Ponta Delgada area 905 square miles (2344 square kilometers), population 236,500 • Azorean or Azorian adjective or noun

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