Gibraltar

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English[edit]

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Etymology[edit]

From the Arabic جبل طارق (Jabal Ţāriq), meaning Mountain of Tariq, who led the Umayyad conquest of Hispania, starting in 711. Replaced earlier Latin Mons Calpe (Mount Calpe) for the land, and Ancient Greek Ηράκλειες Στήλε (Ērákleies Stḗle, Pillars of Hercules) (Latin Columnae Herculis) for the strait.

Proper noun[edit]

Gibraltar

  1. An overseas territory of the United Kingdom at the southern end of Iberia.
  2. A strait connecting the Mediterranean to the Atlantic between Gibraltar and Morocco.

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Czech[edit]

Proper noun[edit]

Gibraltar m

  1. Gibraltar (UK overseas territory)

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Danish[edit]

Proper noun[edit]

Gibraltar

  1. (geography) Gibraltar (UK overseas territory)

Dutch[edit]

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Gibraltar

Proper noun[edit]

Gibraltar n

  1. Gibraltar: overseas territory of the United Kingdom at the southern end of the Iberian peninsula.

Portuguese[edit]

Proper noun[edit]

Gibraltar m

  1. Gibraltar (British overseas territory)

Serbo-Croatian[edit]

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): /gǐbraltaːr/
  • Hyphenation: Gi‧bral‧tar

Proper noun[edit]

Gìbraltār m (Cyrillic spelling Гѝбралта̄р)

  1. Gibraltar

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Spanish[edit]

Proper noun[edit]

Gibraltar ?

  1. Gibraltar: overseas territory of the United Kingdom at the southern end of the Iberian peninsula.

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