Graciosa


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Graciosa

(gräsēô`zə), island (1991 pop. 5,600), 24 sq mi (62 sq km), Angra do Heroísmo dist., in the N Atlantic, one of the central AzoresAzores
, Port. Açores [Port.,=hawks], islands (1991 pop. 241,592), 905 sq mi (2,344 sq km), and autonomous region of Portugal, in the Atlantic Ocean, c.900 mi (1,448 km) W of mainland Portugal.
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. The chief town is Santa Cruz.
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Annie Moss swam, climbed, cycled and sailed more than 80km during the tough endurance test which took in three islands - La Graciosa, Lanzarote and Fuerteventura.
11) "Tambien fue negro de este tiempo el padre Fray Cristobal de Meneses de la orden de Santo Domingo, fue buen sacerdote y predicador y de graciosa y agradable conversacion" (Bermudez de Pedraza 260).
Jael, Diva y Debora son los tres personajes femeninos de El amar su propia muerte: Jael posee el protagonismo de la obra, Diva es la graciosa y a Debora solo se la nombra.
Manrique's influence is everywhere on Lanzarote, from the little devil symbol he designed for Timanfaya to the former gun battery at Mirador del Rio with a spectacular view over to the next island, La Graciosa, that he turned into one of Lanzarote's top tourist attractions.
Logo em seguida, retorna a performance feminina, mexe nas unhas, poe as maos delicadamente no ombro do homem e fala, graciosa, "Ninguem e perfeito".
Quatro Barras: Estrada da Graciosa, 11/V/1992, Cislinski et al.
Sadly I didn't have time to visit the rest of the islands of Pico, Faial, Sao Jorge, Flores, Santa Maria, Graciosa and the tiny Corvo, but I look forward to returning.
It's sparse, but at almost 1,500 feet, offers a terrific view of the tiny island of La Graciosa.
About 44,315 acres (17,935 ha) of critical habitat are being proposed for the La Graciosa thistle (Cirsium loncholepis), 8,495 acres (3,440 ha) for the Lompoc yerba santa (Eriodictyon capitatum), and 14,020 acres (5,675 ha) for the Gaviota tarplant (Deinandra increscens ssp.
The island offers exceptional sightseeing, including the natural caverns at Jameos del Agua and breathtaking views across to Graciosa Island.
With this agreement, we're combining the knowledge of CPqD technology in optical transmission at 100Gbps and the experience of Padtec and Civcom in the area of production engineering in order to speed-up the introduction of new products into the market," said in a statement Helio Graciosa, president of CPqD.
Jose Maria de Cossio explains Patricio's initial function as a letter-writer and subsequent transition to greater prominence in a novel: "El personaje no le sirve en esta ocasion [en El Tio Cayetano] sino para hacer una graciosa satira anturevolucionaria; pero .