Definición de Canary Islands en inglés:

Canary Islands

Saltos de línea: Can¦ary Islands
(also the Canaries)
A group of islands in the Atlantic Ocean, off the NW coast of Africa, forming an autonomous region of Spain; capital, Las Palmas; population 2,098,593 (2009). The group includes the islands of Tenerife, Gomera, La Palma, Hierro, Gran Canaria, Fuerteventura, and Lanzarote.

Origen

from French Canarie, via Spanish from Latin Canaria (insula) '(island) of dogs', from canis 'dog', one of the islands being noted in Roman times for large dogs.

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Palabra del día internecine
Pronunciación: ˌɪntəˈniːsʌɪn
adjective
destructive to both sides in a conflict