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A phytogeographical region comprising the Azores, Madeira, Canary Islands, and Cape Verde Islands in the eastern North Atlantic.
- ‘The flora of Macaronesia, which encompasses five Atlantic archipelagos (Azores, Canaries, Madeira, Cape Verde, and Salvage), is exceptionally rich and diverse.’
- ‘Only in Macaronesia, protected by the Atlantic Ocean, did they survive.’
From Greek makarōn nēsoi islands of the Blessed (mythical islands later associated with the Canaries).
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The definitions of ‘buddy’ and ‘bro’ in the OED have recently been revised. We explore their history and increase in popularity.