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Balearic

Line breaks: Ba¦le|ar¦ic
Pronunciation: /ˌbalɪˈarɪk
 
, bəˈlɪərɪk
 
/

Definition of Balearic in English:

adjective

1Relating to the Balearic Islands: the Balearic government
More example sentences
  • Positioning oneself for optimum tanning on a Balearic beach requires some thought.
  • McConnell had opted for the Balearic sunshine rather than a New Year in freezing Scotland.
  • The Balearic archipelago has a rich endemic element.
1.1Relating to or denoting a style of synthesized dance music that developed in Ibiza: the Balearic beat
More example sentences
  • The expensive Only This Moment, which follows, is resolutely bolder and proudly displays its Balearic influences on its sleeves.
  • The net result is still a fluent collection of blissed-out Balearic sunset moments and lounge beats for the ever expanding bar culture.
  • One Dove's only full-length, Morning Dove White, combined Balearic chill with Neil Young folkiness and arcing feedback.

Origin

from Latin Balearis + -ic.

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