Madeira


Madeira
Madeira white wine, 1540s, from island of Madeira in the Atlantic, from Port. madeira "wood," because the island formerly was thickly wooded, from L. materia "wood, matter" (see MATTER (Cf. matter)).

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  • Madeirã — Freguesia de Portugal …   Wikipedia Español

  • Madeira [1] — Madeira (spr. madē ira, Madera), zu Portugal gehörige Insel im Atlantischen Ozean, unter 32°38 nördl. Br. und 16°54 westl. L. und 700 km von der Küste Marokkos entfernt, 443 km nördlich von Tenerife, bildet mit der 55 km nordöstlich gelegenen… …   Meyers Großes Konversations-Lexikon

  • Madeira — Ma*dei ra, n. [Pg., the Island Madeira, properly, wood, fr. L. materia stuff, wood. The island was so called because well wooded. See {Matter}.] A rich wine made on the Island of Madeira. [1913 Webster] A cup of Madeira, and a cold capon s leg.… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • madeira — s. f. 1. Parte lenhosa do tronco e dos ramos das árvores. 2. Madeiramento. (Usado também no plural) • s. f. pl. 3. Conjunto dos instrumentos musicais de sopro de uma orquestra feitos de madeira.   ‣ Etimologia: latim materia, ae, matéria madeira… …   Dicionário da Língua Portuguesa

  • Madeira — Cette page d’homonymie répertorie les différents sujets et articles partageant un même nom. Cloche de Madeira. Cloche du temple Dōjōji . Rio Madeira. Voie d eau majeure de l Amérique du Sud. Ce document provient de « Madeira ». Catégorie :… …   Wikipédia en Français

  • Madeira — Aunque la forma tradicional española del nombre de esta isla y del archipiélago al que pertenece es Madera, hoy se emplea la forma portuguesa Madeira: «Dos días tardamos en llegar a Madeira» (Martínez Perón [Arg. 1989]). Cuando se utiliza como… …   Diccionario panhispánico de dudas

  • Madeira — Madeira, OH U.S. city in Ohio Population (2000): 8923 Housing Units (2000): 3484 Land area (2000): 3.365943 sq. miles (8.717753 sq. km) Water area (2000): 0.000000 sq. miles (0.000000 sq. km) Total area (2000): 3.365943 sq. miles (8.717753 sq.… …   StarDict's U.S. Gazetteer Places

  • Madeira, OH — U.S. city in Ohio Population (2000): 8923 Housing Units (2000): 3484 Land area (2000): 3.365943 sq. miles (8.717753 sq. km) Water area (2000): 0.000000 sq. miles (0.000000 sq. km) Total area (2000): 3.365943 sq. miles (8.717753 sq. km) FIPS code …   StarDict's U.S. Gazetteer Places

  • madeira — sustantivo masculino 1. (no contable) Vino algo dulce propio de la isla portuguesa de Madeira. 2. Medida de vino de Madeira: Tomaremos dos madeiras …   Diccionario Salamanca de la Lengua Española


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