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Iberian Peninsulaalso 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.
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(Placename) a peninsula of SW Europe, occupied by Spain and Portugal
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|Noun||1.||Iberian 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)
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