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Mahón

[mah-awn]
noun
  1. a seaport on E Minorca, in the Balearic Islands.
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  • The men-of-war of the Dutch and the French, rendezvoused at Mahon, as well as ourselves.

    Ned Myers

    James Fenimore Cooper

  • The ship had a good run from off Mahon to Leghorn where we anchored in the outer roads.

    Ned Myers

    James Fenimore Cooper

  • The next day the weather moderated a little, and we got under way for Mahon.

    Ned Myers

    James Fenimore Cooper

  • He and Mahon prowled soberly about hatches and ventilators, sniffing.

    Youth

    Joseph Conrad

  • At last Mahon and I had to crawl forward and cut the rope with an ax.

    Youth

    Joseph Conrad