Gibraltarian

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English[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Gibraltar +‎ -ian

Pronunciation[edit]

  • (UK) IPA(key): /dʒɪ.bɹɒlˈteə(ɹ).iː.ən/

Adjective[edit]

Gibraltarian (comparative more Gibraltarian, superlative most Gibraltarian)

  1. Of or pertaining to Gibraltar or its people

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Noun[edit]

Gibraltarian (plural Gibraltarians)

  1. A native or inhabitant of Gibraltar
    • 2013, Simon Jenkins, Gibraltar and the Falklands deny the logic of history (in The Guardian, 14 August 2013)[1]
      The idea of a British warship supposedly menacing Spain is ludicrous. Is it meant to bomb Cadiz? Will its guns lift a rush-hour tailback in a colony that most Britons regard as awash with tax dodgers, drug dealers and right-wing whingers? The Gibraltarians have rights, but why British taxpayers should send warships to enforce them, even if just "on exercise", is a mystery.

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