- Ancient Calpe [kal-pee] /ˈkæl pi/ . a long, precipitous mountain nearly coextensive with this colony: one of the Pillars of Hercules. 1,396 feet (426 meters) high; 2.5 miles (4 kilometers) long.
- any person or thing that has strength and endurance that can be relied on.
Origin of Gibraltar
OTHER WORDS FROM GibraltarGi·bral·tar·i·an [ji-brawl-tair-ee-uhn, jib-rawl-], /dʒɪ brɔlˈtɛər i ən, ˌdʒɪb rɔl-/, adjective, noun
Words nearby Gibraltar
How to use Gibraltar in a sentence
Then off to bed to prepare for tomorrow’s visit to Gibraltar.
One of the child’s parents was born in Bulgaria, and the other was born in Gibraltar.EU court legally recognizes same-sex couples, children|Michael K. Lavers|December 14, 2021|Washington Blade
Some 85 percent of Portugal’s population is fully vaccinated — aside from tiny Gibraltar, the highest rate in the world.Portugal has nearly run out of people to vaccinate. What comes next?|Chico Harlan, Mia Alberti|September 30, 2021|Washington Post
Walk to Gibraltar across the border at La Línea in Spain (74 miles east of Malaga).Catch Beatles Fever! Ten Essential Travel Destinations for Beatlemaniacs|Lonely Planet|January 3, 2014|DAILY BEAST
“This is much more than a traffic jam at the border,” Dominique Searle, editor of the Gibraltar Chronicle told The Daily Beast.
“Hell will freeze over before Gibraltar removes the concrete,” Picardo insisted.
In recent years, a slew of online gambling companies have relocated from the United Kingdom to Gibraltar to enjoy the lower taxes.
Home to 30,000 British citizens, Gibraltar would be a way to hit the United Kingdom via the back door.
England proclaimed a rough indignation at the demand for Gibraltar, which Austria had made in behalf of Spain.The Pastor's Fire-side Vol. 3 of 4|Jane Porter
But on the other hand, Magazines are forming, troops marching, in a style which threatens Gibraltar.
The tobacco smuggling from Gibraltar keeps alive a lawless class which sinks easily into pure brigandage.
Just now, Grandfather's keyster is the Rock of Gibraltar, the financial prop that is sustaining the whole structure.David Lannarck, Midget|George S. Harney
But such, in brief, is the deep mystery of Gibraltar, such is the Toxicological department of universal Freemasonry.Devil-Worship in France|Arthur Edward Waite