or Spanish Menorca geographical name island Spain in the Balearic Islands ENE of Majorca; chief city Mahón • Minorcan adjective or noun

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  • Minorca — /mi nawr keuh/, n. 1. Spanish, Menorca. one of the Balearic Islands, in the W Mediterranean. 50,217; 271 sq. mi. (700 sq. km). 2. one of a Mediterranean breed of white skinned chickens. * * * ▪ island, Spain Catalan  and  Spanish  Menorca  … …   Universalium

  • minorca — mə̇ˈnȯrkə, nȯ(ə)kə noun Etymology: Minorca, second largest of the Balearic islands off the east coast of Spain 1. usually capitalized : a breed of domestic fowls of the Mediterranean class resembling the Leghorns but larger 2. s often… …   Useful english dictionary

  • Minorca — Original name in latin Minorca Name in other language State code US Continent/City America/Chicago longitude 31.57933 latitude 91.48178 altitude 22 Population 2317 Date 2011 05 14 …   Cities with a population over 1000 database

  • Minorca — noun a) One of the Balearic Islands of Spain. b) A breed of poultry …   Wiktionary

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