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

  • A city of western Majorca Island, Spain, on the Bay of Palma, an inlet of the Mediterranean Sea. Population: 383,000.

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

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

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

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