- 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
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