Flores



[flawr-eez, flohr-] /ˈflɔr iz, ˈfloʊr-/

noun, (used with a singular verb) Chemistry.
1.
(def 11).
[Spanish flaw-res for 1; flawr-is, -eez, flohr- for 2; Portuguese flaw-rish for 3] /Spanish ˈflɔ rɛs for 1; ˈflɔr ɪs, -iz, ˈfloʊr- for 2; Portuguese ˈflɔ rɪʃ for 3/
noun
1.
Juan José
[hwahn haw-se] /ʰwɑn hɔˈsɛ/ (Show IPA), 1800–64, Ecuadorian general and statesman: president 1830–35, 1839–45.
2.
one of the Lesser Sunda Islands in Indonesia, separated from Sulawesi by the Flores Sea. 7753 sq. mi. (20,080 sq. km).
3.
the westernmost island of the Azores, in the N Atlantic. 55 sq. mi. (142 sq. km).
/ˈflɔːrɛs/
noun
1.
an island in Indonesia, one of the Lesser Sunda Islands, between the Flores Sea and the Savu Sea: mountainous, with active volcanoes and unexplored forests. Chief town: Ende. Area: 17 150 sq km (6622 sq miles)
2.
(Portuguese) (ˈflorɪʃ). an island in the Atlantic, the westernmost of the Azores. Chief town: Santa Cruz. Area: 142 sq km (55 sq miles)

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