[ahl-gahr-vuh, al-]
a coastal region of S Portugal. 1958 sq. mi. (5070 sq. km). Unabridged
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Algarve (ælˈɡɑːv)
the Algarve an area in the south of Portugal, on the Atlantic; it approximately corresponds to the administrative district of Faro: fishing and tourism important

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historical province of southern Portugal, bounded by the Atlantic Ocean (south and west) and the lower Guadiana River (east). Much of the interior upland region is of low productivity and is sparsely populated; the fertile coastal lowland is more densely inhabited.

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This permitted economic expansion of sugar plantations to andalucia and to the algarve.
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