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Flores

Flores (flôˈrĭz, Port. flôˈrəsh) [key], island (1991 pop. 4,435), 58 sq mi (150 sq km), Horta dist., in the N Atlantic, the most westerly of the Azores, Portugal. Santa Cruz is its chief town. Cattle raising is the main industry.

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