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Minorcan

[mi-nawr-kuh n]
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adjective
  1. of or relating to Minorca.
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noun
  1. a native or inhabitant of Minorca.
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Origin of Minorcan

1750–60; minorc(a) + -an
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Examples from the Web for minorcan

Historical Examples

  • "I reckon you've heard a little too much, young man," said the Minorcan.

    A Jolly Fellowship

    Frank R. Stockton

  • I had a good deal of trouble in making Rectus say "Minorcan."

    A Jolly Fellowship

    Frank R. Stockton

  • Of course, Rectus wanted to know, right away, what a Minorcan was.

    A Jolly Fellowship

    Frank R. Stockton

  • But, anyway, these Minorcan pyramids were up long before Lully's time, and that's enough for us.

    The Recipe for Diamonds

    Charles John Cutcliffe Wright Hyne

  • One almost wonders that the Minorcan does not build up stone circles round the cows' legs whilst they are grazing.

    The Recipe for Diamonds

    Charles John Cutcliffe Wright Hyne


British Dictionary definitions for minorcan

Minorcan

adjective
  1. of or relating to Minorca or its inhabitants
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noun
  1. a native or inhabitant of Minorca
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