Gibraltar, Rock of

geographical name \ˈkal-(ˌ)pē\
variants: or ancient

Calpe

play \ˈkal-(ˌ)pē\

Definition of Gibraltar, Rock of

  1. headland on the southern coast of Spain at the eastern end of the Strait of Gibraltar and site of the British colony of Gibraltar; highest point 1396 feet (426 meters) — see pillars of hercules


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