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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For instance, there was a glass pickle-jar, filled with fragments of Gibraltar rock; not, indeed, splinters of the veritable stone foundation of the famous fortress, but bits of delectable candy, neatly done up in white paper.
Part of the retaining wall on top of King Edward's Bay in Tynemouth, near The Gibraltar Rock pub, needs to be removed and replaced.
A citizens group that has opposed the Gibraltar Rock quarry in New Hanover, Pa., since it was first proposed 17 years ago has joined the township's appeal of a state mining permit granted in July, according to The Mercury.
The tours will begin on Sunday, July 1 when a bus will leave from the Gibraltar Rock pub in Tynemouth at 1.30pm and 2pm from The Customs House South Shields.
The macaques at the Safari Park previously lived between the top of Gibraltar Rock and the town, where their expanding population had begun to cause problems for local residents.
All welcome afterwards to the Gibraltar Rock, Tynemouth.
The Pierson properties are being integrated with sister Riverside Cement, Sahara Sand and Gibraltar Rock businesses.
THE PROPOSAL: At the top of Gibraltar Rock with the monkeys.
From this background, Al-Rabat considers that ending the British-Spanish disagreement about the Gibraltar rock opens room for re-opening the issue of Ceuta and Malilah, at least to restore Moroccan sovereignty while preserving the economic and commercial interests of Spain.
The Gibraltar Rock Wall from MONARCH MANUFACTURING proves that basement windows can be both strong and aesthetically pleasing.
I achieved all kinds of successes but my favourite one was being the Gibraltar Rock Race (fastest female) Record Holder for at least four years.