Balearic Islands
geographical name islands E Spain in the W Mediterranean — see Baleares, Ibiza, Majorca, Minorca

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  • Balearic Islands — Illes Balears (Catalan) Islas Baleares (Spanish)   Autonomous Community   …   Wikipedia

  • Balearic Islands — [bal΄ē er′ik] group of islands in the W Mediterranean, off the E coast of Spain: see BALEARES …   English World dictionary

  • Balearic Islands — /bal ee ar ik/ a group of islands including Iviza, Majorca, and Minorca, and constituting a province of Spain in the W Mediterranean Sea. 558,287; 1936 sq. mi. (5015 sq. km). Cap.: Palma. Spanish, Baleares /bah le ah rddes/. * * * Spanish Islas… …   Universalium

  • Balearic Islands — Bal|e|a|ric Is|lands also the Balearics the Balearic Islands a group of islands in the western Mediterranean Sea, including Ibiza, Majorca, and Minorca, which belong to Spain …   Dictionary of contemporary English

  • Balearic Islands — Admin ASC 1 Code Orig. name Balearic Islands Country and Admin Code ES.07 ES …   World countries Adminstrative division ASC I-II

  • Balearic Islands — noun a) A group of Mediterranean islands of the east coast of Spain, formed by Mallorca, Minorca, Ibiza and Formentera. b) Catalan speaking region formed by these islands that now is an autonomous communty of Spain. Syn …   Wiktionary

  • Balearic Islands —  Cluster of Spanish islands in the Mediterranean; in Spanish, Islas Baleares …   Bryson’s dictionary for writers and editors

  • Balearic Islands — small group of Mediterranean islands located off the eastern coast of Spain …   English contemporary dictionary

  • Balearic Islands — Bal•e•ar′ic Is′lands [[t]ˌbæl iˈær ɪk[/t]] n. pl. geg a group of islands including Ibiza, Majorca, and Minorca, and constituting a province of Spain in the W Mediterranean Sea. 754,777; 1936 sq. mi. (5015 sq. km). Cap.:Palma Spanish, Ba•le•a•res… …   From formal English to slang

  • Balearic Islands — /bəlɪərɪk ˈaɪləndz/ (say buhlearrik uyluhndz) plural noun a group of islands in the western Mediterranean including Ibiza, Majorca and Minorca; an autonomous community of Spain. 5014 km2. Capital: Palma …   Australian English dictionary

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