Majorca and Iviza
Majorca and Iviza
A suffragan of Valencia, with the episcopal residence at Palma on the Island of Majorca

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  • Majorca and Iviza, Diocese of —     Diocese of Majorca and Iviza     † Catholic Encyclopedia ► Diocese of Majorca and Iviza     (MAJORICENSIS ET IBUSENSIS)     A suffragan of Valencia, with the episcopal residence at Palma on the Island of Majorca. The see is said to have… …   Catholic encyclopedia

  • 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 Islands — /bal ee ar ik/ a group of islands including Iviza, Majorca, and Minorca, and constituting a province of Spain in the W Mediterranean Sea. 558,287; 1936 sq. mi. (5015 sq. km). Cap.: Palma. Spanish, Baleares /bah le ah rddes/. * * * Spanish Islas… …   Universalium

  • 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

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  • Ibiza — /ee vee thah, sah/; Eng. /i bee zeuh/, n. a Spanish island in the SW Balearic Islands, in the W Mediterranean Sea. 209 sq. mi. (541 sq. km). Also, Iviza. * * * Third largest island (pop., 1999 est.: 86,953) of the Balearic Islands (Baleares),… …   Universalium

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