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from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition.

  • An island of Spain in the northwest Canary Islands.

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  • La Palma is Spanish, but it is neither the capital of Mallorca (Palma) nor that of Gran Canaria (Las Palmas); it is, in fact, an island in its own right, at the wild west of the Canaries.

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  • La Palma is Spanish, but it is neither the capital of Mallorca (Palma) nor that of Gran Canaria (Las Palmas); it is, in fact, an island in its own right, at the wild west of the Canaries.

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  • La Palma is Spanish, but it is neither the capital of Mallorca (Palma) nor that of Gran Canaria (Las Palmas); it is, in fact, an island in its own right, at the wild west of the Canaries.

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  • Citizens from city districts such as La Palma, Santo Domingo, Carate, La Laja, Cocal, Pedregoso, San José, Sesteadero, Vallerriquito and the other 15 do all of their shopping here.

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  • Our Q3 2008 operating costs per man-day reflect normal wage and other general inflationary increases, as well as operating inefficiencies associated with the ramp up of new bed activations at facilities such as La Palma,

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  • Our Q3 2008 operating costs per man-day reflect normal wage and other general inflationary increases, as well as operating inefficiencies associated with the ramp up of new bed activations at facilities such as La Palma,

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  • Our Q3 2008 operating costs per man-day reflect normal wage and other general inflationary increases, as well as operating inefficiencies associated with the ramp up of new bed activations at facilities such as La Palma,

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  • Our Q3 2008 operating costs per man-day reflect normal wage and other general inflationary increases, as well as operating inefficiencies associated with the ramp up of new bed activations at facilities such as La Palma,

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  • Our last landfall before heading six days into the ocean and on to the Bahamas and Miami was La Palma in the Canary islands.

    Lea Lane: Sailing On The Cheap Aboard A Repositioning Cruise

  • For example, the La Palma giant lizard of the Canary Islands was classified as extinct in 2006, before a series of sightings and photographs elevated the creature to critically endangered status.

    Scientists work hard to avoid declaring a species extinct

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