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Mi·nor·ca

 (mĭ-nôr′kə) also Me·nor·ca (mə-nôr′kə, mĕ-nôr′kä)
A Spanish island in the Balearics of the western Mediterranean Sea. Held by the British and the French at various times during the 1700s, it was a Loyalist stronghold in the Spanish Civil War.

Mi·nor′can adj. & n.

Minorcan

(mɪˈnɔːkən)
adj
(Placename) of or relating to Minorca or its inhabitants
n
(Placename) a native or inhabitant of Minorca
Translations

Minorcan

adjmenorkinisch
nMenorkiner(in) m(f)
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Cartagena, with its statuestudded waterfront, was equally impressive but one of the most memorable evenings of our trip was spent in Mahon, where we decided to 'go bush' and enjoy a simple Minorcan supper of tapas and Rioja on the balcony of a bar which overlooked the port's pretty waterfront.
Cartagena, with its statue-studded waterfront, was equally impressive but one of the most memorable evenings of our trip was spent in Mahon, where we decided to 'go bush' and enjoy a simple Minorcan supper of tapas and Rioja on the balcony of a bar which overlooked the port's pretty waterfront.
Cartagena, with its statue-studded waterfront, was equally impressive but one of the most memorable evenings of our trip was spent in Mahon, where we decided to "go bush" and enjoy a simple Minorcan supper of tapas and Rioja on the balcony of a bar which overlooked the port's pretty waterfront.
Though the author posits in the introduction that the descendants of colonial era Minorcan immigrants helped maintain Spanish-era moderation in terms of race relations during the antebellum period, he generally ignores this contention throughout the book and does not address their role in his conclusion, which consists of only a few pages conflated into the final chapter titled "Land, Paternalism, and Laws." More extended analysis of these arguments would have strengthened this work.
Old Florida Shrimp Perloo, made not only with a native seafood product but also with datil peppers, a favorite of Minorcan settlers and descendants in the St.
Among the texts recently rescued from oblivion is the oeuvre of several Minorcan neodassical authors (Carbonell), the poems included in Joaquim Molas's neoclassical and pre-romantic anthology, several Majorcan short plays --entremesos-(Serra) or the examples that can be found in Antoni Comas's important monograph on eighteenth century literature.
The new species, aptly dubbed the 'Minorcan King of the Rabbits' (Nuralagus rex), weighed in at 26.4 pounds - approximately six times the size of most rabbits today.
He swept up volunteers from Greece, Italy, and the Minorcan Islands of Spain, essentially enslaving them once they arrived in Florida.
My husband tried to drag me away to watch the Fine Minorcan Horses perform their dressage, but by this time I had chained myself to the railings, transfixed by Spain's leading Flamenco guitarist, Paco Fernandez.
Catherine is accompanied by two friends, Christine and Edward, whose courtship, taking place largely offstage, forms the backdrop of the story; the foreground is occupied by the figure of Felipa, an eleven-year-old local girl of Minorcan descent, who is attracted immediately and unequivocally to the tourists.
ABSTRACT: In 1885 Saturnino Gimenez, a Minorcan journalist, traveller and business man, federal republican committed to Cartagena's cantonal revolution in the summer of 1873 and correspondent of the Berlin Deutsche Kolonial Zeitung in Algeria since 1884, proposed the cession of a naval base in the Chafarinas Islands to Germany.