the Rock

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Alternative forms[edit]


Used to refer to Gibraltar, it is a shortened form of the Rock of Gibraltar.


Proper noun[edit]

the Rock

  1. Nickname of Gibraltar.
  2. (usually with capitalized "The") Nickname of the prison on Alcatraz Island, USA.
  3. (Canada) Nickname of the island of Newfoundland in the Canadian province of Newfoundland and Labrador.