Balearic

Definitions

  • Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary
    • a Balearic Of or pertaining to the isles of Majorca, Minorca, Ivica, etc., in the Mediterranean Sea, off the coast of Valencia.
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Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
    • balearic Pertaining to the islands Majorca, Minorca, Iviza, etc., in the Mediterranean sea, called the Balearic islands.
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Etymology

Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary
L. Balearicus, fr. Gr. baliarei^s the Balearic Islands

Usage

In literature:

As they arrived at Tunis, some of them remarked that a troop of Balearic slingers was missing.
"Salammbo" by Gustave Flaubert
They held Syria, Armenia, Asia Minor, Africa, Spain, and the Balearic Islands.
"Beacon Lights of History, Volume V" by John Lord
To the west the Balearic islands, and to the north Corsica.
"A General History and Collection of Voyages and Travels, Vol. I" by Robert Kerr
The Mauritius, and I believe one of the Balearic islands, enjoys the same immunity.
"The Mirror of Literature, Amusement, and Instruction" by Various
Mago had in the meantime withdrawn to the Balearic Islands, and thence to Liguria.
"Great Men and Famous Women. Vol. 1 of 8" by Various
The corsair retaliated by leading what remained of his navy on a plundering raid to the Balearic Islands.
"Encyclopaedia Britannica, 11th Edition, Volume 3, Part 1, Slice 3" by Various
When he returned to me from that mad trip to the Balearic Islands I had not the heart to scold.
"Melomaniacs" by James Huneker
The Balearic slingers provoked laughter in spite of their ferocious aspect.
"Sónnica" by Vicente Blasco Ibáñez
Also populous Caesarea in Mauritania, and one of the Pillars of Hercules; Septa, with Ebusa and the Balearic Isles.
"The Scarlet Banner" by Felix Dahn
A second species occurs on the Balearic Islands and on Corsica, Sardinia, and Sicily.
"The History of the European Fauna" by R. F. Scharff
The Conde de Rios was at last banished to the Balearic Islands.
"Maximina" by Armando Palacio Valdés
To this school also belong the artists of Catalonia and of the Balearic Isles.
"Spain" by Wentworth Webster
We may perhaps connect him with the very early school of portolano-draughtsmanship in the Balearics.
"The Chronicle of the Discovery and Conquest of Guinea" by Gomes Eannes de Azurara
I came over in the `Balearic,' the steamer before yours.
"Dorrien of Cranston" by Bertram Mitford
Conquest of the Balearic islands by the King of Aragon.
"The Thirteenth" by James J. Walsh
With the exception of Palma, Soller was the only Balearic town in which we had slept.
"The Fortunate Isles" by Mary Stuart Boyd
The Balearic isles, Major (Majorca), and Minor (Minorca), were considered as belonging to Spain.
"A Manual of Ancient History" by A. H. L. (Arnold Hermann Ludwig) Heeren
Hannibal's famous Balearic slingers were able to hurl a slug of lead through a man.
"Defenseless America" by Hudson Maxim
Hugh, did poor Algie Balearic-isles beat you?
"Dodo's Daughter" by E. F. Benson
Not content with making turron alone, they had peddled it all over the Balearic Isles.
"Poor Folk in Spain" by Jan Gordon
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In news:

WITH few big hotels and only one major highway, Minorca, the northeasternmost Balearic island, is decidedly less crowded than its neighbors, Majorca and Ibiza.
Named after an island in the Balearic Islands off the coast of Spain, Majorca in Midtown is creating food that was inspired by those islands: tapas.
In 2010, the man then known as Caribou dropped his most Balearic-boosted set of beats to date, the lush, psychedelic, and deep house-informed Swim.
Savour the silence at a Balearic beauty.
The Anselm Turmeda building at the University of the Balearic Islands in.
Ibiza City may be the capital from the Balearic Island of Ibiza, and it is among the earliest and greatest managed medieval cities within the whole of Europe.
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In science:

SH thanks the University of the Balearic Islands for hospitality, PD thanks the Albert Einstein Institute for hospitality.
A template bank for gravitational waveforms from coalescing binary black holes: non-spinning binaries
Financial support received from the Spanish MICINN and FEDER funds, under the grant MEC AYA2006-07637, and from the Conselleria d’Economia, Hisenda i Innovaci ´o of the Government of the Balearic Islands, under grant PCTIB2005-GC3-03, is also acknowledged.
Prominence seismology using small amplitude oscillations
Sintes, 1996, Ph.D thesis (University of the Balearic Islands).
Self-Similarity in General Relativity \endtitle
Further development has been carried out at the University of the Balearic Islands in Mallorca (Spain), the University of Valencia (Spain), and elsewhere.
Three Dimensional Numerical General Relativistic Hydrodynamics I: Formulations, Methods, and Code Tests
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