Palmas

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Palma

[pahl-mah]
noun
1.
Also called Palma de Mallorca. a seaport in and the capital of the Balearic Islands, on W Majorca.
2.
one of the canary Islands, off the NW coast of Africa. 281 sq. mi. (728 sq. km). Capital: Santa Cruz de la Palma.

Las Palmas

[lahs pahl-mahs]
noun
a seaport on NE Gran Canaria, in the central Canary Islands.
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Las Palmas (Spanish las ˈpalmas)
 
n
a port in the central Canary Islands, on NE Grand Canary: a major fuelling port on the main shipping route between Europe and South America. Pop: 377 600 (2003 est)

Palma1 (Spanish ˈpalma)
 
n
Official name: Palma de Mallorca the capital of the Balearic Islands, on the SW coast of Majorca: a tourist centre. Pop: 367 277 (2003 est)

Palma2 (Italian ˈpalma)
 
n
Jacopo (jaˈkopo), known as Palma Vecchio, original name Jacopo Negretti. ?1480--1528, Venetian painter, noted esp for his portraits of women

Palmas (ˈpælməs)
 
n
a city in N Brazil, capital of Tocantins state. Pop: 391 000 (2005 est)

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palma pal·ma (pāl'mə, päl'-)
n. pl. pal·mae (-mē)
The palm.

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