- colony of the United Kingdom located on a limestone promontory at the southern tip of Spain
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Gi·bral'tar noun 1.
A strongly fortified town on the south coast of Spain, held by the British since 1704; hence, an impregnable stronghold. 2.
A kind of candy sweetmeat, or a piece of it; -- called, in full, Gibraltar rock
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• (n.) A strongly fortified town on the south coast of Spain, held by the British since 1704; hence, an impregnable stronghold. • (n.) A kind of candy sweetmeat, or a piece of it; -- called, in full, Gibraltar rock.
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British overseas territory occupying a narrow peninsula of Spain`s southern Mediterranean coast, just northeast of the Strait of Gibraltar. It is 3 ... [16 related articles]
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Gibraltar (jibrôl'tur) , British overseas territory (2005 est. pop. 27,900), 2.5 sq mi (6.5 sq km), on a narrow, rocky peninsula extending into the Mediterranean Sea from SW Spain. Most of the peninsula is occupied by the Rock of Gibraltar. (Lat. Calpe), one of the Pillars of Hercules, whi...
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British dependency, situated on a narrow rocky promontory at the southern tip of Spain; the Rock of Gibraltar formed one of the Pillars of Hercules with Mount Acho, near Ceuta, across the Strait of Gibraltar on the north African coast; area 6.5 sq km/2.5 sq mi; population (2003 est) ...
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