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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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Mons Abyla, Express, Seagull and Basha formed part of the MH Bland fleet, while Seamaster was owned by Tarik Ship Agents and Viking by Wilhelmsen Ships Services.
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.