HyperDic: gibraltar

English > 1 sense of the word Gibraltar:
NOUNlocationGibraltar, Rock of Gibraltar, Calpelocation of a colony of the United Kingdom on a limestone promontory at the southern tip of Spain
Gibraltar > pronunciation
Soundsjhihbrao'lter
Rhymesabductor ... zoster: 649 rhymes with ter...
English > Gibraltar: 1 sense > noun 1, location
Meaninglocation of a colony of the United Kingdom on a limestone promontory at the southern tip of Spain; strategically important because it can control the entrance of ships into the Mediterranean; one of the Pillars of Hercules.
SynonymsRock of Gibraltar, Calpe
Instance ofcolony, settlementA body of people who settle far from home / home / home but maintain ties with their homeland
promontory, headland, head, forelandA natural elevation (especially a rocky one that juts out into the sea)
MembersGibraltarianA native or inhabitant of Gibraltar
Part ofEuropeThe 2nd smallest continent (actually a vast peninsula of Eurasia)
Pillars of HerculesThe two promontories at the eastern end of the Strait of Gibraltar
SpanishCalpe, Gibraltar, Peñón de Gibraltar, Peñón
CatalanCalpe, Gibraltar, Penyal de Gibraltar, Penyal
AdjectivesGibraltarianof or relating to Gibraltar or its inhabitants

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