Balearic Islands

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Bal·e·ar·ic Islands

An archipelago in the western Mediterranean Sea off the eastern coast of Spain. Noted for their scenery and mild climate, the islands are a major tourist center.

Balearic Islands

(ˌbælɪˈærɪk) or


pl n
(Placename) a group of islands in the W Mediterranean, consisting of Majorca, Minorca, Ibiza, Formentera, Cabrera, and 11 islets: a province of Spain. Capital: Palma, on Majorca. Pop: 1 071 500 (2003 est). Area: 5012 sq km (1935 sq miles). Spanish name: Baleares

Bal•e•ar′ic Is′lands

(ˌbæl iˈær ɪk)
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 (ˌbɑ lɛˈɑ rɛs)
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Noun1.Balearic Islands - an archipelago in the western Mediterranean off the eastern coast of SpainBalearic Islands - an archipelago in the western Mediterranean off the eastern coast of Spain
Espana, Kingdom of Spain, Spain - a parliamentary monarchy in southwestern Europe on the Iberian Peninsula; a former colonial power
Majorca - the largest of the Balearic Islands
Balearische Inseln
Ilhas Baleares

Balearic Islands

[ˌbæliˌærɪkˈaɪləndz] npl
the Balearic Islands → les Baléares fpl
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