Majorca


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Ma·jor·ca

 (mə-jôr′kə, -yôr′-) also Mal·lor·ca (mä-yôr′kä, -lyôr′-)
An island of Spain in the western Mediterranean Sea off the east-central coast of the mainland. The largest of the Balearic Islands, it was the center of an independent kingdom from 1276 until 1343. Tourism is its major industry.

Ma·jor′can adj. & n.

Majorca

(məˈjɔːkə; -ˈdʒɔː-)
n
(Placename) an island in the W Mediterranean: the largest of the Balearic Islands; tourism. Capital: Palma. Pop: 730 778 (2002 est). Area: 3639 sq km (1465 sq miles). Spanish name: Mallorca

Ma•jor•ca

(məˈdʒɔr kə, -ˈyɔr-)

n.
a Spanish island in the W Mediterranean: the largest of the Balearic Islands. 534,511; 1405 sq. mi. (3640 sq. km). Cap.: Palma. Spanish, Mallorca.
Ma•jor′can, adj., n.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.Majorca - the largest of the Balearic IslandsMajorca - the largest of the Balearic Islands
Espana, Kingdom of Spain, Spain - a parliamentary monarchy in southwestern Europe on the Iberian Peninsula; a former colonial power
Balearic Islands - an archipelago in the western Mediterranean off the eastern coast of Spain
Translations

Majorca

[məˈjɔːkə] NMallorca f

Majorca

[məˈjɔːrkə] nMajorque f
We went to Majorca in August → Nous sommes allés à Majorque en août.

Majorca

nMallorca nt

Majorca

[məˈjɔːkə] nMaiorca
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The very first Christmas night I ever spent away from land was employed in running before a Gulf of Lions gale, which made the old ship groan in every timber as she skipped before it over the short seas until we brought her to, battered and out of breath, under the lee of Majorca, where the smooth water was torn by fierce cat's-paws under a very stormy sky.
From Alexandria the route will be taken homeward, calling at Malta, Cagliari (in Sardinia), and Palma (in Majorca), all magnificent harbors, with charming scenery, and abounding in fruits.
We shall go in to the prince anon; but in truth he hath much upon his hands, for what with Pedro, and the King of Majorca, and the King of Navarre, who is no two days of the same mind, and the Gascon barons who are all chaffering for terms like so many hucksters, he hath an uneasy part to play.
I wonder, did Chopin write it at Majorca, with the sea weeping round the villa and the salt spray dashing against the panes?
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