What does balearic islands mean?

balearic islands meaning in General Dictionary

an archipelago inside western Mediterranean off the east shore of Spain

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In antiquity Surrentum was famous for its wine (oranges and lemons which are now so much cultivated there not having been introduced into Italy in antiquity), its fish, and its red Campanian vases; the discovery of coins of Massilia, Gaul and the Balearic Islands here indicates the extensive trade which it carried on.

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