from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition

  • An island of Spain in the western Mediterranean Sea off the east-central coast of the mainland. The largest of the Balearic Islands, it was the center of an independent kingdom from 1276 until 1343. Tourism is its major industry.

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  • proper n. Largest of the Balearic Islands.

from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.

  • n. the largest of the Balearic Islands


From the Latin Balearis Maior (Wiktionary)



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