Gibraltar

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noun Gi·bral·tar \jə-ˈbrȯl-tər\

Definition of Gibraltar

  1. :  an impregnable stronghold

Origin and Etymology of gibraltar

Gibraltar, fortress in the British colony of Gibraltar


First Known Use: 1776


Gibraltar

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geographical name Gi·bral·tar \jə-ˈbrȯl-tər\

Definition of Gibraltar

  1. town and port at the Strait of Gibraltar on the Rock of Gibraltar; a British colony and military base area 2.5 square miles (6.5 square kilometers), population 31,000

Gibraltarian

play \jə-ˌbrȯl-ˈter-ē-ən, ˌji-ˌbrȯl-\ noun

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