Pronunciation: (bal"ē-ar'ik), [key]
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, Ba•le•a•res Pronunciation: (bä"le-ä'res). [key]
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