[ bal-ee-ar-ik ]
/ ˌbæl iˈær ɪk /
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a group of islands including Ibiza, Majorca, and Minorca, and constituting a province of Spain in the W Mediterranean Sea. 1,936 sq. mi. (5,015 sq. km). Capital: Palma.
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Spanish Ba·le·a·res [bah-le-ah-res]. /ˌbɑ lɛˈɑ rɛs/.
Words nearby Balearic Islands
Baldwin I, Baldwin, James, Baldwin Park, baldy, bale, Balearic Islands, baleboste, bale cubic, baleen, baleen whale, balefire
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How to use Balearic Islands in a sentence
Princess Cristina has been asked to appear in court in Palma de Mallorca, in the Balearic Islands, on 27 April.Engulfed by Scandal, Could The Spanish Royal Family Fall?|Tom Sykes|April 4, 2013|DAILY BEAST
The former regional premier of the Balearic Islands, Jaume Matas, has been indicted and is now free on a €3 million bond.Iñaki Urdangarin, Spain’s Royal Son-in-Law, Suspected of Fraud|Mike Elkin|December 10, 2011|DAILY BEAST
It is said that this kind of soil is also found in the Balearic Islands.Ten Books on Architecture|Vitruvius
The manufacture spread over the Balearic Islands, and among the populations that border the Mediterranean.
Formentera was at once recognized by Servadac and the count as the name of one of the smallest of the Balearic Islands.Off on a Comet|Jules Verne
The corsair retaliated by leading what remained of his navy on a plundering raid to the Balearic Islands.
Some years ago the Balearic Islands were also thought to have produced this pottery.The Arts and Crafts of Older Spain, Volume II (of 3)|Leonard Williams
British Dictionary definitions for Balearic Islands
/ (ˌbælɪˈærɪk) /
a group of islands in the W Mediterranean, consisting of Majorca, Minorca, Ibiza, Formentera, Cabrera, and 11 islets: a province of Spain. Capital: Palma, on Majorca. Pop: 1 071 500 (2003 est). Area: 5012 sq km (1935 sq miles)Spanish name: Baleares (baleˈares)
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