Abyla


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Jeb′el Mu′sa

(ˈmu sɑ)
n.
a mountain in NW Morocco, opposite Gibraltar: one of the Pillars of Hercules. 2775 ft. (846 m). Ancient, Abyla.
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Noun1.Abyla - a promontory in northern Morocco opposite the Rock of GibraltarAbyla - a promontory in northern Morocco opposite the Rock of Gibraltar; one of the Pillars of Hercules
Al-Magrib, Kingdom of Morocco, Maroc, Marruecos, Morocco - a kingdom (constitutional monarchy) in northwestern Africa with a largely Muslim population; achieved independence from France in 1956
Pillars of Hercules - the two promontories at the eastern end of the Strait of Gibraltar; according to legend they were formed by Hercules
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Ceuta, considerably larger than its counterpart Melilla, covers about seven square miles of a peninsula that has been used as a trading port since the time of the Carthaginians in the 5th century, who then called it Abyla.
Abyla, a Rock Of Gibraltar filly from blue-blooded family of Poliglote, was sold for 125,000gns.
The 4-1 shot, who chased home Godolphin's expensive purchase Jalil last time out, stretched clear inside the distance to take the 10-furlong contest by a yawning three-and-a-half lengths from Abyla.