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from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition.

  • A city of western Majorca Island, Spain, on the Bay of Palma, an inlet of the Mediterranean Sea.

from The Century Dictionary.

  • noun The palm of the hand of man, or the corresponding part of the manus of other animals.
  • noun In entomology: The enlarged first joint of the front tarsus of a bee, the remaining joints being called digiti, or fingers.
  • noun The tarsus of an insect when it is dilated and densely covered with hairs beneath, as in many Coleoptera.
  • noun The general name, in tropical countries colonized by Spaniards, of palms and palm-like plants and trees.

from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License.

  • proper noun A city and port in Majorca, capital of the Balearic Islands

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