Gibraltar

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See also: Gíbraltar and Gibraltár

English[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Spanish Gibraltar, from Arabic جَبَل طَارِق(jabal ṭāriq), 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 Columnae Herculis, from Ancient Greek Ἡράκλειαι στῆλαι (Hērákleiai stêlai, Pillars of Hercules), for the strait.

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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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Catalan[edit]

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Gibraltar ?

  1. Gibraltar

Cebuano[edit]

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Gibraltar

  1. a surname
  2. Gibraltar; an overseas territory of the United Kingdom at the southern end of the Iberian peninsula

Czech[edit]

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Gibraltar m

  1. Gibraltar (UK overseas territory)

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Danish[edit]

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Gibraltar

  1. (geography) Gibraltar (UK overseas territory)

Dutch[edit]

Dutch Wikipedia has an article on:
Wikipedia nl

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  • IPA(key): /ɣɪˈbrɑltɑr/
  • (file)

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Gibraltar n

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

French[edit]

French Wikipedia has an article on:
Wikipedia fr

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Gibraltar m

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

German[edit]

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  • IPA(key): /ɡiˈbral.tar/, [ɡiˈbʁal.taʁ], [ɡɪ-], [-taɐ̯], /-tər/, [-tɐ]
  • IPA(key): /ɡi.bralˈtaːr/, [-ˈtaː(ɐ̯)] (rare)
  • (file)

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Gibraltar n (genitive Gibraltars)

  1. Gibraltar

Norwegian Bokmål[edit]

Norwegian Wikipedia has an article on:
Wikipedia no

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Gibraltar

  1. Gibraltar

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Norwegian Nynorsk[edit]

Norwegian Nynorsk Wikipedia has an article on:
Wikipedia nn

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Gibraltar

  1. Gibraltar

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Portuguese[edit]

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Gibraltar m

  1. Gibraltar (a peninsula and overseas territory of the United Kingdom in Iberia)

Serbo-Croatian[edit]

Pronunciation[edit]

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

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Gìbraltār m (Cyrillic spelling Гѝбралта̄р)

  1. Gibraltar

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Spanish[edit]

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  • IPA(key): /xibɾalˈtaɾ/, [xiβɾal̪ˈt̪aɾ]

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Gibraltar m

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

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Swedish[edit]

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Gibraltar n (genitive Gibraltars)

  1. Gibraltar (UK overseas territory)

Turkmen[edit]

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Gibraltar

  1. Gibraltar