Definitions for balearic islandsˌbæl iˈær ɪk; ˌbɑ lɛˈɑ rɛs
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Bal•e•ar′ic Is′landsˌbæl iˈær ɪk; ˌbɑ lɛˈɑ rɛs(n.pl.)
Category: Geography (places)
Ref: Cap.: Palma.
an archipelago in the western Mediterranean off the eastern coast of Spain
A group of Mediterranean islands of the east coast of Spain, formed by Mallorca, Minorca, Ibiza and Formentera.
Catalan-speaking region formed by these islands that now is an autonomous communty of Spain.
The Balearic Islands are an archipelago of Spain in the western Mediterranean Sea, near the eastern coast of the Iberian Peninsula. The four largest islands are: Majorca, Minorca, Ibiza and Formentera. The archipelago forms an autonomous community and a province of Spain, with Palma as the capital city. The co-official languages in the Balearic Islands are Catalan and Spanish. The current Statute of Autonomy declares the Balearic Islands as one nationality of Spain.
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