A strongly fortified town on the south coast of Spain, held by the British since 1704; hence, an impregnable stronghold.
A kind of candy sweetmeat, or a piece of it; -- called, in full, Gibraltar rock.
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
Spent a week at The Rock Hotel in Gibraltar to celebrate my Father's Birthday. We went round the Rock and also visited Spain and Morocco, and went on a boat to see Mediterranean Dolphins.
"Gibraltar" is a song about the controversial events on March 6, 1988 when three members of the Provisional Irish Republican Army (IRA) were shot and killed by the Special Air Service during Operation Flavius on the British Territory of Gibraltar. The three were suspected of planning to bomb a military parade.
Gibraltar is a UK overseas territory located near the southernmost tip of the Iberian Peninsula overlooking the Strait of Gibraltar. The territory shares a land border with Spain to the north. Gibraltar has historically been an important base for the British Armed Forces and is the site of a British naval base.
The novel take place in Gibraltar. A gruop of Tourist's set sail into the the coast of Africa. The novels Main Character, Paul Henry Allen is with his uncle on a holiday to clear up his mind after the break up with hes wife.