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Balearic Islands

[ bal-ee-ar-ik ]
/ ˌbæl iˈær ɪk /
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plural noun

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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Balearic Islands
/ (ˌbælɪˈærɪk) /

pl n

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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