Canary IslandsCa·nar·y Islands
group of islands in the Atlantic, off NW Africa, forming a region of Spain: 2,808 sq mi (7,273 sq km)
also Ca·nar′ies: Sp. name Is′las Ca·na′ri·as
In Spanish Is·las Ca·na·rias
A group of Spanish islands in the Atlantic Ocean off the northwest coast of Africa. The Canaries have been part of Spain since 1479 and are a major tourist center.