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 (mə-nôr′kə, mĕ-nôr′kä)
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(Placename) the Spanish name for Minorca1
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(mɪˈnɔr kə)

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.
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SPANISH ISLE: Cala 'N Forcat is just one of the many attractions on Menorca, which comes into its own when the summer ends
The Court of Appeals (CA) on Monday submitted for resolution the writ of amparo petition filed on behalf of former Iglesia ni Cristo (INC) minister Lowell Menorca II and his family.
On Friday, a video was sent to media in which Lowell Menorca said he was illegally detained at the INC compound from July 25 to Oct.
The man, it turned out, was an attendant and the machine a rather thoughtful touch as our destination, the private beach of Cala Turqueta on Menorca, had no facilities.
Boasting the biggest natural harbour in the Mediterranean, it's little wonder Menorca was coveted as a hugely important strategic base for centuries.
A HOLIDAY firm will be bringing the start of its holiday season in Menorca forward next year.
Following the announcement of extended summer seasons in Ibiza, Jet2holidays has also announced additional flights to the Balearic Island destination of Menorca between September and November this year, with additional services from five UK bases.
Travel Business Review-July 23, 2018--Jet2holidays announces extended summer season in Menorca
The Immigration and Refugee Board found that the church "is motivated by a vendetta" against the dissident pastor, Lowell Menorca II, who sought refugee status in B.C., has "both the means and the motivation to seriously harm or kill" him.
But this little patch of paradise is much closer to home, on the lovely Mediterranean island of Menorca.