- ancient name of the Rock of Gibraltar.
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Examples from the Web for 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.Ulysses
The whole rock (Calpe) is hollowed out and perforated by caves.The Overland Guide-book
That night at the Calpe I had some further talk with the American.The Blind Mother and The Last Confession
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
- the ancient name for (the Rock of) Gibraltar