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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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They put S'Estaca, their sprawling Mallorcan estate, up for sale in 2014 for [euro]50m, but nearly four years later it remains for sale despite its asking price having been slashed to [euro]36.
The breeds incorporated through these agreements are: the Bovine Marismea, Mallorquina and Menorquina breeds, the equine Marismea equine, the sheep breeds, Mallorquina and Roja Mallorquina and the Mallorcan goat breed.
It feels right too because Roland Garros without the Mallorcan in full flow is a lesser spectacle.
The exterior villa accommodation was constructed using traditional stone, wood and tiles, the handcrafted stucco walls throughout retain the feel of an authentic Mallorcan villa and traditional 'Tela de Lenguas' fabrics, which are hand-crafted on the island have been used in the public areas.
The Mallorcan Real Estate market has been extremely active over the past 11 months and Vincci Capital has seen a great affluence of German, Scandinavian and English clients as well as a rising Dutch and Russian clientele.
The Mallorcan, whose US Open victory last month gave him 13 Grand Slam wins, just four behind Roger Federer, said it was special to be world number one again, a chance he did not believe he would have.
The Mallorcan starts slight favourite, having reached 12 of 13 finals since returning from a seven-month injury lay-off in February and having gone 21 matches undefeated on hard courts.
Despite Nadal's privileged lifestyle and enormous wealth - he has already earned more than [pounds sterling]42 million in prize money so far - he stays in relative anonymity in his Mallorcan home with Perello.
Dedicated to the locally-made black pudding and other Mallorcan delicacies.
He's a player with a lot of talent," said the Mallorcan.
The 26-year-old Czech was largely unknown on the pro tour ahead of his match with the Mallorcan, with his nomadic career showing just three wins at Grand Slam level.
Djokovic trails Nadal 16-11 in head-to-heads and has never beaten the Mallorcan spin king in grand slam play, although he will be confident after winning four consecutive finals against his rival this year.