American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, Fourth Edition
- 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.
- Flores, 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).
Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- n. In the commercial classification of indigo, the best quality of dye.
- From Portuguese flores, plural of flor ("flower"). (Wiktionary)
“The Portuguese involved in the lucrative Sandalwood trade with Timor, built Fortresses on Pulau Solor (Solor island) eastern of flores island. and at Pulau Ende (Ende island) south coast of central of Flores.”
“FLORES: My name is Sergeant Flores, Christopher R.”
“Olivia Flores is a self published author and movie critic.”
“Republican businessman Bill Flores is building support and has own money.”
“Bill Flores is an excellent candidate, and has been on the road already, pushing Chet to respond already.”
“Many believe that nationwide anti-incumbent sentiments worked in Flores 'favor this election season.”
“Enrique Flores is one of the most prolific Mexican artists of his generation.”
“I deeply respect Senator McCain, but on the issue of privatizing VA health care, Bill Flores is on the wrong side of veterans in our district and on the wrong side of America's largest, most respected veterans 'organizations such as the American Legion, the Veterans of Foreign Wars, and the Disabled American Veterans.”
“Researchers say, the so called Flores man lived at least 12,000 years ago.”
“Spanish prisoners, called Flores, told them that if they would dig in the sand they could procure it.”
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