[ mi-nawr-kuh ]
/ mɪˈnɔr kə /
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Spanish Menorca. one of the Balearic Islands, in the W Mediterranean. 271 sq. mi. (700 sq. km).
one of a Mediterranean breed of white-skinned chickens.
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Words nearby Minorca
minocycline, Minogue, minor, minor arcana, minor axis, Minorca, Minorcan, minor canon, minor coin, minor element, Minorite
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How to use Minorca in a sentence
The court found Byng guilty of negligence in not having done his utmost in the endeavour to relieve Minorca.The Portsmouth Road and Its Tributaries|Charles G. Harper
Before he proceeded to his station he sailed with a large convoy for Gibraltar and Minorca.The Political History of England - Vol. X.|William Hunt
It was not within his province to decide whether Minorca or Naples was the more important.The Life of Nelson, Vol. I (of 2)|A. T. (Alfred Thayer) Mahan
In the sea-fight off Minorca, in 1756, a gunner had his right hand shot off, just as he was going to fire off a gun.
France indeed won nothing in the treaties with which the war ended; Spain gained only Florida and Minorca.History of the English People, Volume VIII (of 8)|John Richard Green
British Dictionary definitions for Minorca
/ (mɪˈnɔːkə) /
an island in the W Mediterranean, northeast of Majorca: the second largest of the Balearic Islands. Chief town: Mahón. Pop: 78 796 (2002 est). Area: 702 sq km (271 sq miles)Spanish name: Menorca
a breed of light domestic fowl with glossy white, black, or blue plumage
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