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 (päl′mä) also Palma de Mal·lor·ca (də mä-yôr′kä, thĕ mä-lyôr′kä)
A city of western Majorca Island, Spain, on the Bay of Palma, an inlet of the Mediterranean Sea.
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(Spanish ˈpalma)
(Placename) the capital of the Balearic Islands, on the SW coast of Majorca: a tourist centre. Pop: 367 277 (2003 est). Official name: Palma de Mallorca


(Italian ˈpalma)
(Biography) Jacopo (jaˈkopo), known as Palma Vecchio, original name Jacopo Negretti. ?1480–1528, Venetian painter, noted esp for his portraits of women
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(ˈpɑl mɑ)

the capital of the Balearic Islands, on W Majorca. 321,112.
Also called Pal′ma de Mallor′ca.
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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.
Morrel, -- he has stayed behind sick at Palma; but please God, it won't be much, and you will see him in a few days all alive and hearty."
A species of tree having several varieties, of which the familiar "itching palm" ( Palma hominis ) is most widely distributed and sedulously cultivated.
Palma is the only congressman elected as deputy majority leader twice in a row.
Walsh had no answers against a hot-shooting Palma in Game 1.
Though a first visit for the Oman-flagged team, Palma is a familiar venue for most of the experienced crew.
Some of those who attended were Ruby Palma Gil-Ledesma with daughter Cathy and Son-in-law Daniel Quiogue, Viioleta Gempesaw-Palma Gil, Jose Claro 'Pep-C' Velez and wife, Gemma, Nelly Go-Hizon and daughters Bingle and Nena Hizon-Daluz, Marlene Palma Gil, Pong Palma Gil, Eva Pilpil-Villarica, Chona Palma-Gil Delos Santos and other close relatives of the clan.
''Yung Holy Week, Semana Santa, should be made 'holy,' Palma said over Radyo Inquirer.
Though ( Palma's death was reported i n January, the cause of death was under investigation and the officials at the Department of Corrections believed he was killed due to the nature of his crime.
Palma said the enhancement and technological transfer of skills in rice farming plus the loans provided by the national and provincial governments will reduce the cost of production.
Two years ago, Fernando Palma decided to set foot in Taiwan, which continues to maintain strong diplomatic ties with Honduras.