[ US /kəˈnɛɹiz/ ]
[ UK /kənˈe‍əɹiz/ ]
  1. a group of mountainous islands in the Atlantic off the northwest coast of Africa forming Spanish provinces
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How To Use Canaries In A Sentence

  • Except (he didn't add) that instead of keeling over and dying like canaries, they trouser the money and scarper. Current Affairs
  • His earliest recollection of becoming involved as a hobbyist was when in the early seventies he purchased two pair of border Canaries for his young son Eric.
  • Sheesh, a bummer to be sure, but the show isn't just about despair, faulty canaries and premature death from lung cancer.
  • Away from the big resorts, the easternmost of the Canaries is a heady mix of wild volcanic landscapes, surfer-friendly beaches, theatrical modernist architecture and vineyards made up of volcanic stone circles that could have been designed by Andy Goldsworthy. Summer holidays: 10 of the best trips for couples
  • In the Canaries, the lavas are much more compositionally varied in each of these stages, ranging from tholeiitic basalts to phonolites and trachytes.
  • The show should only consist of budgerigars, canaries, zebra finches, Bengalese finches, pigeons and captive bred British birds.
  • She turns them all on so she can listen to the crazy chorus of crescendoing cacophony; it's a distressing dissonance like chattering chipmunks and chirping canaries conversing. Nancy Ruhling: Astoria Characters: The Saw Lady
  • Arbeau says that some consider the name Canaries to be that of a dance in use in those islands. Shakespeare and Music With Illustrations from the Music of the 16th and 17th centuries
  • In a cage across the room, I noticed canaries that chattered incessantly to each other and seemed to sing at my presence in protest of my invading their territory.
  • His first full season at the helm was a rewarding experience as he led the Canaries to the play off finals after helping them to a sixth place finish.
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