Also called Pal·ma de Ma·llor·ca [Spanish pahl-mahthe mah-lyawr-kah] /Spanish ˈpɑl mɑ ðɛ mɑˈlyɔr kɑ/ . a seaport in and the capital of the Balearic Islands, on W Majorca.
one of the Canary Islands, off the NW coast of Africa. 281 sq. mi. (728 sq. km). Capital: Santa Cruz de la Palma.
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How to use Palma in a sentence
He doesn’t totally live on the water, also owning an apartment in the suburbs of Palma.Is Glenn Shephard, the ‘Below Deck Sailing Yacht’ Captain, the Nicest Guy on Reality TV? | Tim Teeman | May 14, 2021 | The Daily Beast
After the Palma case surfaced publicly, and after the fatal shooting of 21-year-old Duncan Lemp during a different no-knock raid on March 12, 2020, members of the Montgomery County Council moved to abolish or curtail such warrants.Firefighter sues Montgomery County over no-knock warrant he says ‘terrorized’ his family | Dan Morse | May 6, 2021 | Washington Post
The raid at the Palma home came up during discussion of no-knock warrants on July 9, 2020, when Jones appeared before the council’s Public Safety Committee.Firefighter sues Montgomery County over no-knock warrant he says ‘terrorized’ his family | Dan Morse | May 6, 2021 | Washington Post
Bryant hopes to repeat the scholarship program for another Palma student.A high school student needed help with tuition, so an unlikely group stepped up: Prison inmates | Kellie B. Gormly | January 1, 2021 | Washington Post
The Green family got some scholarship help from the school, but Palma can give only limited help to many families, Micheletti said.A high school student needed help with tuition, so an unlikely group stepped up: Prison inmates | Kellie B. Gormly | January 1, 2021 | Washington Post
My father was a big De Palma fan, so I grew up with Carrie and Blow Out.
Her husband, Inaki Urdangarin, who was made Duke of Palma by the King when he married his daughter, denies wrongdoing.Engulfed by Scandal, Could The Spanish Royal Family Fall? | Tom Sykes | April 4, 2013 | THE DAILY BEAST
Princess Cristina has been asked to appear in court in Palma de Mallorca, in the Balearic Islands, on 27 April.Engulfed by Scandal, Could The Spanish Royal Family Fall? | Tom Sykes | April 4, 2013 | THE DAILY BEAST
This morning left the "still vext" bay of Oratava, and before sunset saw Palma and Gomera.Journal of a Voyage to Brazil | Maria Graham
But picturesqueness alone does not make man's happiness, and Palma seems to have afforded little else.Frederick Chopin as a Man and Musician | Frederick Niecks
During the hot summer months it was in great part occupied by small burghers from Palma who came in quest of fresh air.Frederick Chopin as a Man and Musician | Frederick Niecks
Taylor's left was met by cannonade, but the Mexican column was overthrown and the entire force fell back to Resaca de la Palma.A History of the Nineteenth Century, Year by Year | Edwin Emerson
Resaca de la Palma A regiment charged in column, and, joined by the skirmishers, seized the enemy's artillery.A History of the Nineteenth Century, Year by Year | Edwin Emerson
British Dictionary definitions for Palma (1 of 2)
the capital of the Balearic Islands, on the SW coast of Majorca: a tourist centre. Pop: 367 277 (2003 est): Official name: Palma de Mallorca
British Dictionary definitions for Palma (2 of 2)
Jacopo (jaˈkopo), known as Palma Vecchio, original name Jacopo Negretti. ?1480–1528, Venetian painter, noted esp for his portraits of women
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