- 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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I know a chap who lives in Minorca because he has not got any money.Is He Popenjoy?
Other excellent egg breeds are the Spanish, Andalusian, and Minorca.Agriculture for Beginners
Charles William Burkett
Minorca and Havanna were mentioned as what might satisfy England.The History of England from the Accession of James II.
Thomas Babington Macaulay
In Europe she regained the island of Minorca and gave up that of Belleisle.How Britannia Came to Rule the Waves
France promised in that case to cede to him the Island of Minorca.A Popular History of France From The Earliest Times
Francois Pierre Guillaume Guizot
- 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