Minorca


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Mi·nor·ca

 (mĭ-nôr′kə) also Me·nor·ca (mə-nôr′kə, mĕ-nôr′kä)
A Spanish island in the Balearics of the western Mediterranean Sea. Held by the British and the French at various times during the 1700s, it was a Loyalist stronghold in the Spanish Civil War.

Mi·nor′can adj. & n.

Minorca

(mɪˈnɔːkə)
n
1. (Placename) an island in the W Mediterranean, northeast of Majorca: the second largest of the Balearic Islands. Chief town: Mahón. Pop: 78 796 (2002 est). Area: 702 sq km (271 sq miles). Spanish name: Menorca
2. (Breeds) a breed of light domestic fowl with glossy white, black, or blue plumage

Mi•nor•ca

(mɪˈnɔr kə)

n.
1. Spanish, Menorca. one of the Balearic Islands, in the W Mediterranean. 57,000; 271 sq. mi. (700 sq. km).
2. one of a Mediterranean breed of chickens.
Mi•nor′can, adj., n.
Translations

Minorca

[mɪˈnɔːkə] NMenorca f

Minorca

[mɪˈnɔːrkə] nMinorque f

Minorca

nMenorca nt

Minorca

[mɪˈnɔːkə] nMinorca
References in classic literature ?
Maimie was quite surprised to see that a number of other tall trees were doing the same sort of thing, and she stole away to the Baby Walk and crouched observantly under a Minorca Holly which shrugged its shoulders but did not seem to mind her.
Maimie was quite surprised to see that a number of other tall trees were doing the same sort of thing and she stole away to the Baby Walk and crouched observantly under a Minorca Holly which shrugged its shoulders but did not seem to mind her.
Minnesota Power and ArcelorMittal have consented to a new 10-year electric service deal for the Duluth-located utility to provide electricity to the steel-manufacturer's Minorca mine and processing plant in Virginia.
Our heartfelt thanks to the Institutions of Minorca and the Balearic Islands for their unstinting support.
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He was detained during a house search at Minorca Drive and a number of items were recovered for examination.
The Balearic Islands of Mallorca, Ibiza, Minorca and Formentera, along with mainland cities such as Barcelona, Valencia and Marbella, can now be added to Europe's established 'charter' destinations.
SARAH WILDMAN NYT SYNDICATE MINORCA, the first place in Spain to see the sun rise, is aglow at the end of the day.
TODAY CONSTITUTIONDAY 1757: Royal Navy Admiral John Byng was executed by Royal Marine firing squad for breaching the Articles of War - though acquitted of cowardice it was found he was not "doing his utmost" in an action, which led to the French capture of Minorca.
Elliott, of Minorca Close, Sunderland, admitted burglary and was jailed for two years and five months.
uk pounds 400 MINORCA (7nts, a/i, 4*) oct 19, Gatwick, pounds 379, www.
It may not be Harvey (it's visible), but paleontologists have found fossils of a giant rabbit--the largest ever described- on the Mediterranean island of Minorca.