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Noun: Canaries  ku'neh-reez
  1. A group of mountainous islands in the Atlantic off the northwest coast of Africa forming Spanish provinces
    - Canary Islands
Noun: canary  ku'neh-ree
  1. Any of several small Old World finches
    - canary bird
  2. A moderate yellow with a greenish tinge
    - canary yellow
  3. A female singer
  4. [N. Amer] Someone acting as an informer or decoy for the police
    - fink [N. Amer, informal], snitch [informal], snitcher [informal], stoolpigeon [informal], stool pigeon [informal], stoolie [N. Amer, informal], sneak [informal], snout [Brit, informal], grass [Brit, informal]

Type of: betrayer, blabber [informal], finch, informer, island, rat [informal], singer, squealer, vocaliser [Brit], vocalist, vocalizer, yellow, yellowness

Part of: Espana, genus Serinus, Kingdom of Spain, Serinus, Spain

Encyclopedia: Canaries, Saint Lucia

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