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Iron Gate

or Iron Gates

a gorge cut by the Danube through the Carpathian Mountains, between Yugoslavia and SW Romania. 2 miles (3.2 km) long. Unabridged
Based on the Random House Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2018.
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  • We were shut out that night, and sat at the Iron Gate, and walked about till morning.

    Little Dorrit Charles Dickens
  • On the Iron Gate was a long, dark signboard, with gold letters.

    My Double Life Sarah Bernhardt
  • He would have the Iron Gate opened, and Therese would receive him.

    Therese Raquin Emile Zola
  • She was inside the Iron Gate; it had closed upon her as she passed through.

    Peak's Island Ford Paul
  • She folded her arms on the topmost bar of the Iron Gate and stood there.

  • A stream of light went down the graveled walk to the Iron Gate.

  • There are also bombards which we could drag over the hills, and so beat down this Iron Gate.

    Sir Nigel Arthur Conan Doyle
  • As long as Peter had an Iron Gate before him, he had an angel beside him.

    Faces in the Fire Frank W. Boreham
  • As long as Peter had an angel beside him, he had an Iron Gate ahead of him.

    Faces in the Fire Frank W. Boreham
British Dictionary definitions for Iron Gate

Iron Gate

a gorge of the River Danube on the border between Romania and Serbia. Length: 3 km (2 miles) Romanian name Porţile de Fier
Collins English Dictionary - Complete & Unabridged 2012 Digital Edition
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