an island in the Azores, in the N Atlantic. 66 sq. mi. (171 sq. km).
an island in the central Azores archipelago. Chief town: Horta. Area: 171 sq km (66 sq miles)
/French fɛdɛrb/ noun 1. Louis Léon César. 1818–89, French soldier and governor of Senegal (1854–65); founder of Dakar
[fahy-ahns, fey-; French fa-yahns] /faɪˈɑns, feɪ-; French faˈyɑ̃s/ noun 1. glazed earthenware or pottery, especially a fine variety with highly colored designs. /faɪˈɑːns; feɪ-/ noun 1. n. 1714, from French faïence (16c.), probably from Fayence, French form of Faenza, city in Italy that was a noted ceramics center 16c. The city name is Latin faventia, […]
[feyl] /feɪl/ verb (used without object) 1. to fall short of success or achievement in something expected, attempted, desired, or approved: The experiment failed because of poor planning. 2. to receive less than the passing grade or mark in an examination, class, or course of study: He failed in history. 3. to be or become […]