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Minorcan

[ mi-nawr-kuhn ]

adjective

  1. of or relating to Minorca.


noun

  1. a native or inhabitant of Minorca.

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Word History and Origins

Origin of Minorcan1

1750–60; Minorc(a) + -an

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Example Sentences

We debated this matter some time longer, but we could make no impression on the old Minorcan.

A few English words have been absorbed into the Minorcan language, as people seemed proud to tell us.

Just as the siren blew the first warning, a fine well-built young Minorcan hastened up the long gangway.

The Minorcan skipper was satisfied that no man ever before performed so daring an exploit.

The name had a foreign sound, and the man's complexion was swarthy, and in all simplicity I asked if he was a Minorcan.

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