Finisterre, Cape

Finisterre, Cape
 Westernmost point of Spanish mainland.

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  • Finisterre,Cape — Fin·is·terre (fĭn ĭ stârʹ, fē nē stĕrʹrĕ), Cape A rocky promontory of extreme northwest Spain on the Atlantic Ocean. Off the cape the British won two naval victories over the French (1747 and 1805). * * * …   Universalium

  • Finisterre, Cape — geographical name cape NW Spain on coast of La Coruña province; westernmost point of Spanish mainland, at 9°18′W …   New Collegiate Dictionary

  • Cape Finisterre — ( gl. Cabo Fisterra) is a rock bound peninsula on the west coast of Galicia, Spain. [ [ of Cape Finisterre, seen from the air, facing… …   Wikipedia

  • Finisterre — may mean:The Atlantic* Cape Finisterre, the headland that is the westernmost point in Spain. * FitzRoy, a sea area on the United Kingdom Shipping Forecast formerly known as Finisterre which was renamed in 2002 to avoid confusion with the Spanish… …   Wikipedia

  • Finisterre — [fin΄is ter′] Cape promontory at the westernmost point of Spain …   English World dictionary

  • Finisterre — /fin euh stair /; Sp. /fee nees terdd rdde/, n. Cape, a headland in NW Spain: the westernmost point of Spain. * * * …   Universalium

  • Finisterre — /fɪnəsˈtɛə/ (say finuhs tair), /finisˈtɛrə/ (say feenees teruh) noun Cape, a headland in north western Spain; the westernmost point of Spain …  

  • Finisterre — /fin euh stair /; Sp. /fee nees terdd rdde/, n. Cape, a headland in NW Spain: the westernmost point of Spain …   Useful english dictionary

  • Battle of Cape Finisterre (1805) — Infobox Military Conflict conflict=Battle of Cape Finisterre partof=the Napoleonic Wars caption= date=22 July 1805 place=Off Cape Finisterre casus= territory= result=British victory combatant1= combatant2= commander1=Robert Calder… …   Wikipedia

  • Bataille du cap Finisterre (mai 1747) — Pour les articles homonymes, voir Bataille du cap Finisterre. Bataille du cap Finisterre Les vaisseaux de La Jonquière se sacrifient pour sauve …   Wikipédia en Français

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