Gibraltar, Rock of

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

Calpe

\ˈkal-(ˌ)pē\play

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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