Iberian Peninsula


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Iberian Peninsula

also I·be·ri·a  (ī-bîr′ē-ə)
A peninsula of southwest Europe occupied by Spain and Portugal. It is separated from the rest of Europe by the Pyrenees and from Africa by the Strait of Gibraltar.

Iberian Peninsula

n
(Placename) a peninsula of SW Europe, occupied by Spain and Portugal
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Noun1.Iberian Peninsula - a peninsula in southwestern EuropeIberian Peninsula - a peninsula in southwestern Europe  
Portugal, Portuguese Republic - a republic in southwestern Europe on the Iberian Peninsula; Portuguese explorers and colonists in the 15th and 16th centuries created a vast overseas empire (including Brazil)
Andorra, Principality of Andorra - a small republic in the eastern Pyrenees between Spain and France
Espana, Kingdom of Spain, Spain - a parliamentary monarchy in southwestern Europe on the Iberian Peninsula; a former colonial power
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
Iberian - a native or inhabitant of the Iberian Peninsula (especially in ancient times)
Translations

Iberian Peninsula

n
the Iberian Peninsula → la péninsule Ibérique

Iberian Peninsula

Iberian Peninsula

n the Iberian Peninsulala penisola iberica
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Coinciding with the Pit Grave culture (4200-3600 years before our era), coming from Southern Europe, the Neolithic communities of the north-eastern Iberian Peninsula started a ceremonial activity related to the sacrifice and burial of dogs.
An EUMETSAT image showing Hurricane Leslie's approch towards the Iberian Peninsula (AFP Photo/Handout/MANILA BULLETIN)
Caption: A land route may have connected eastern Canada and the Iberian Peninsula around 150 million years ago.
The Iberian peninsula produces wines across a range of price points that we want to drink again and again.
One of the more relatively recent arrivals in the Iberian Peninsula is the bleak Alburnus alburnus (L., 1758), a cyprinid species native to most of Europe, from the Pyrenees to the Urals.
As a continuation of previous research on non-native vascular plants in the Iberian Peninsula (VERLOOVE & SANCHEZ GULLON, 2008, 2012; SANCHEZ GULLON & VERLOOVE, 2009, 2013) the authors present new chorological data for 16 alien taxa that were recorded between 2010 and 2014.
In a matter of mere months, Queen Isabella of Castile and King Ferdinand of Aragon captured the last Muslim kingdom of Granada, thus ending the Reconquista; expelled the Jews from the Iberian Peninsula; and financed Christopher Columbus's first voyage across the Atlantic Ocean.
To the Editor: In this investigation, we found evidence for the apparent effects that a new variant of the rabbit hemorrhagic disease virus (RHDV) is having on native wild European rabbit (Oryctolagus cuniculus) populations on the Iberian Peninsula, and how this virus could threaten the conservation of endangered predators.
The first recorded slaveholders on the Iberian Peninsula, the Romans and the Visigoths, shared the view that those who were part of the dominant group should not be enslaved.
The fossil deposits from the Iberian Peninsula provide a high resolution data set for examining global trends.
Since the publication of the checklist of the lichenized fungi of the Iberian Peninsula (Llimona & Hladun 2001), the list has got additions every year, with new species and quotations for the area.
It has long been recognized how important the memory of Sephardic traditions was for the identity formation of post-Enlightenment German Jewry and how this remembrance concerned both the so-called "Golden Age" of convivencia on the Iberian peninsula and later centers of Ibero-Jewish culture after sanctions and expulsion had dispersed Sephardic Jewry to places in the Netherlands, the Ottoman Empire, and elsewhere.