Rock of Gibraltar

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Noun1.Rock of Gibraltar - location of a colony of the United Kingdom on a limestone promontory at the southern tip of SpainRock of Gibraltar - location of a colony of the United Kingdom on a limestone promontory at the southern tip of Spain; strategically important because it can control the entrance of ships into the Mediterranean; one of the Pillars of Hercules
Europe - the 2nd smallest continent (actually a vast peninsula of Eurasia); the British use `Europe' to refer to all of the continent except the British Isles
Pillars of Hercules - the two promontories at the eastern end of the Strait of Gibraltar; according to legend they were formed by Hercules
Gibraltarian - a native or inhabitant of Gibraltar
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Money with Mons Kempton's betting market may not be the strongest in Britain but anybody who followed the movers in the penultimate race on the card would have been delighted as Mons Calpe 13-2 (from 9) edged out Rosco Flyer 12 (from 16).
Mons Calpe impressed at the tracK early this month and has an excellent opportunity to follow up in the Royal Windsor Racing Handicap.
Mons Calpe impressed at the track early this month and has an opportunity to follow up in the Royal Windsor Racing Handicap.