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Iberia

[ahy-beer-ee-uh] /aɪˈbɪər i ə/
noun
1.
Also called Iberian Peninsula. a peninsula in SW Europe, comprising Spain and Portugal.
2.
an ancient region S of the Caucasus in the Georgian Republic.
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  • Peoples of this type may have been the original settlers of the iberian peninsula.

    A History of Spain Charles E. Chapman
  • These men saw with exultation the enkindling of a spirit of liberty in the iberian peninsula.

    The History of Cuba, vol. 3 Willis Fletcher Johnson
  • This is the lesson that the races of the iberian peninsula have best learnt from their governors.

    South America To-day

    Georges Clemenceau
  • Thus, the wool of Persia and Australia and the fruit of the iberian peninsula are important articles of commerce.

    Commercial Geography

    Jacques W. Redway
  • We are reminded that twelve centuries have passed away since the Prophet's chosen people conquered the iberian peninsula.

    From Pole to Pole

    Sven Anders Hedin
  • It has been thought well to include Portugal in this volume, so as to embrace the entire iberian peninsula.

    Spanish Life in Town and Country L. Higgin and Eugne E. Street
  • The intrigues of the French court were, however, extended to that part of the iberian peninsula also.

  • The year 1846 closed over the iberian peninsula in discord, turbulence, and woe.

  • Now the compliments men offer a lady in the iberian peninsula are as a rule artistically involved, but the girl laughed.

    Long Odds

    Harold Bindloss
British Dictionary definitions for iberian peninsula

Iberian Peninsula

noun
1.
a peninsula of SW Europe, occupied by Spain and Portugal

Iberia

/aɪˈbɪərɪə/
noun
1.
the Iberian Peninsula
2.
an ancient region in central Asia, south of the Caucasus corresponding approximately to present-day Georgia
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