Balearic Islands


Balearic Islands
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.
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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 — geographical name islands E Spain in the W Mediterranean see Baleares, Ibiza, Majorca, Minorca …   New Collegiate Dictionary

  • 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