[kal-pee] Unabridged Based on the Random House Unabridged Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2018

Examples from the Web for calpe

Historical Examples of calpe

  • In that case there ought to be a like influx at the Pillars and Calpe,325 as there is at Byzantium.

  • Pride of Calpe's rocky mount, the ravenhaired daughter of Tweedy.


    James Joyce

  • The whole rock (Calpe) is hollowed out and perforated by caves.

  • That night at the Calpe I had some further talk with the American.

  • No wonder that the seasoned globe-trotter from across the Atlantic thinks nothing of taking Calpe in his stride.

    The Mediterranean

    T. G. (Thomas Gray) Bonney, E. A. R. Ball, H. D. Traill, Grant Allen, and Arthur Griffiths

British Dictionary definitions for calpe


  1. the ancient name for (the Rock of) Gibraltar
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