Sentence Examples


  • "You look like the cat that swallowed the canary," he said, giving her a puzzled look.
  • Most of them are natives of the Old World, and chiefly of its eastern division, but several inhabit the western portion of North America, and one, C. githagineus (of which there seem to be at least two local races), is an especial native of the deserts, or their borders, of Arabia and North Africa, extending even to some of the Canary Islands - a singular modification in the habitat of a form which one would be apt to associate exclusively with forest trees, and especially conifers.
  • FUERTEVENTURA, an island in the Atlantic Ocean, forming: part of the Spanish archipelago of the Canary Islands _ Pop. (1900) 11,669; area 665 sq.
  • Other products are tobacco, olives, castor-oil, peanuts, canary-seed, barley, rye, fruit and vegetables.
  • A similar sombre hue distinguishes the peculiar chaffinch of the Canary Islands (Fringilla teydea), but to these islands as well as the Azores and Madeiras there belongs in common another chaffinch (F.

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