From, or pertaining to, the Balearic Islands
2. noun
A dialect of Catalan used in the Balearic Islands.

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  • Balearic — Bal e*ar ic (b[a^]l [ e]*[a^]r [i^]k), a. [L. Balearicus, fr. Gr. baliarei^s the Balearic Islands.] Of or pertaining to the isles of Majorca, Minorca, Ivica, etc., in the Mediterranean Sea, off the coast of Valencia. [1913 Webster] {Balearic… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Balearic — Infobox Language name=Catalan, Valencian rank=93 nativename=Català, Valencià familycolor=Indo European states=Spain,France,Italy,Andorra. region=In Spain:Catalonia, Valencian Community, Balearic Islands, Aragon (in La Franja), Murcia (in El… …   Wikipedia

  • balearic — |balē|arik, ēk, also |er sometimes bəˈlir adjective Usage: usually capitalized Etymology: Latin Baliaricus, Balearicus of the Balearic islands, from Greek Baliarikos, from Baliareis Balearic islands + ikos ic : of or relating to a group of… …   Useful english dictionary

  • Balearic — adj. of or pertaining to the area of the Balearic Islands …   English contemporary dictionary

  • baleàric — ba|le|à|ric Mot Pla Adjectiu variable …   Diccionari Català-Català

  • balearic — bal·e·ar·ic …   English syllables

  • Balearic Islands — Illes Balears (Catalan) Islas Baleares (Spanish)   Autonomous Community   …   Wikipedia

  • Balearic beat — or Balearic House is an eclectic blend of DJed dance music that originally emerged in the mid 1980s. [Gilbert, Jeremy; Pearson, Ewan. Discographies: Dance Music, Culture, and the Politics of Sound . Routledge. 1999. ISBN 041517032X. The musics… …   Wikipedia

  • Balearic Isles — • A group in the western part of the Mediterranean belonging to Spain and consisting of four larger islands, Majorca, Minorca, Iviza, and Formentera, and eleven smaller islands of rocky formation Catholic Encyclopedia. Kevin Knight. 2006.… …   Catholic encyclopedia

  • Balearic cuisine — is a Mediterranean cuisine as cooked in the Balearic Islands, Spain. It can be regarded as part of a wider Catalan cuisine, since it shares many dishes and ingredients with Catalonia and the Valencian Community. Others view it as part of a more… …   Wikipedia

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