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Madeira1 British & World English

An island in the Atlantic Ocean off NW Africa, the largest of the Madeiras, a group of islands which constitutes an autonomous region of Portugal; population 247,161 (2007); capital, Funchal. Encountered by the Portuguese in 1419, the islands were occupied by the Spanish 1580–1640 and the British 1807–14

Madeira2 British & World English

A fortified wine from the island of Madeira

Madeira New Oxford Dictionary for Writers & Editors

island in the Atlantic Ocean

Madeira cake British & World English

A close-textured, rich kind of sponge cake

Madeira British & World English

A fortified wine from the island of Madeira

Madeira wine in Madeira2 British & World English

A fortified wine from the island of Madeira