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məˈdʒɔr kə, -ˈyɔr-Ma·jor·ca

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. Majorcanoun

    the largest of the Balearic Islands

Wiktionary

  1. Majorcanoun

    Largest of the Balearic Islands.

    Etymology: From the Latin Balearis Maior

Freebase

  1. Majorca

    Majorca or Mallorca is an island located in the Mediterranean Sea. It is the largest island in the Balearic Islands archipelago, in Spain. The capital of the island, Palma, is also the capital of the autonomous community of the Balearic Islands. The Cabrera Archipelago is administratively grouped with Majorca. The anthem of Majorca is La Balanguera. Like the other Balearic Islands of Minorca, Ibiza, and Formentera, the island is an extremely popular holiday destination, particularly for tourists from Germany, Ireland, Poland, the Scandinavian countries, and the United Kingdom. The name derives from Latin insula maior, "larger island"; later Maiorica, "the larger one" in comparison to Minorca, "the smaller one".

The Nuttall Encyclopedia

  1. Majorca

    the largest of the Balearic Isles, is 130 m. NE. of Cape San Antonio, in Spain; mountains in the N. rise to 5000 ft., their slopes covered with olives, oranges, and vines; the plains are extremely fertile, and the climate mild and equable; manufactures of cotton, silk, and shoes are the industries; the capital, Palma (61), is on the S. coast, at the head of a large bay of the same name.

Military Dictionary and Gazetteer

  1. majorca

    The principal of the Balearic Isles, in the Mediterranean, lying about 120 miles to the east of Spain. Majorca rebelled against Philip V. of Spain in 1714; but submitted July 14, 1715.

Etymology and Origins

  1. Majorca

    Expresses the Latin for Greater, relative to the “Balearic Islands.”

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  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of Majorca in Chaldean Numerology is: 1

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of Majorca in Pythagorean Numerology is: 7

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