Sentence Examples with the word Mahon

MATHIEU JOSEPH BONAVENTURE ORFILA (1787-1853), French toxicologist and chemist, was by birth a Spaniard, having been born at Mahon in Minorca on the 24th of April 1787.

Minorca was reduced by Count Villars in 1707; but it was not till June 1715 that Majorca was subjugated, and meanwhile Port Mahon was captured by the English under General Stanhope in 1708.

PORT MAHON, or Mahon (Spanish Puerto Mahon), the capital and principal seaport of Minorca, in the Spanish province of the Balearic Islands.