Rice fields on Flores.
Flores definition by Webster's New World
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- island of Indonesia, west of Timor & south of Sulawesi: 5,500 sq mi (14,245 sq km)
- westernmost island of the Azores: 55 sq mi (142 sq km)
Flores definition by American Heritage Dictionary
An island of eastern Indonesia in the Lesser Sundas on the Flores Sea, between the eastern end of the Java Sea and the western end of the Banda Sea south of Sulawesi. The island came under Dutch influence in the 17th century, although the Portuguese held the eastern end until 1851.
, Juan José 1800-1864.
Ecuadorian general and politician who was active in his country's struggle for independence. He was appointed Ecuador's first president in 1830 and served two terms (1830-1835 and 1839-1845).