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also I·vi·za  (ē-bē′sə, ē-vē′thä)
A Spanish island of the Balearic Islands in the western Mediterranean Sea southwest of Majorca. The island attracts tourists and artists and has Roman, Phoenician, and Carthaginian ruins.


(Spanish iˈβiθa) or




(Catalan əiˈβisə)
1. (Placename) a Spanish island in the W Mediterranean, one of the Balearic Islands: hilly, with a rugged coast; tourism. Pop: 40 175 (2003 est). Area: 541 sq km (209 sq miles)
2. (Placename) the capital of Ibiza, a port on the south of the island. Pop: 16 000 (latest est)


(ɪˈbi zə)

also Iviza

a Spanish island in the SW Balearic Islands, in the W Mediterranean Sea. 209 sq. mi. (541 sq. km).
I•bi′zan, adj.
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