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proper noun

  • A British overseas territory near the southern tip of the Iberian peninsula, at the eastern end of the Strait of Gibraltar; population 32,000 (estimated 2015). Occupying a site of great strategic importance, Gibraltar consists of a fortified town and a military base at the foot of a rocky headland called the Rock of Gibraltar. Britain captured it during the War of the Spanish Succession in 1704 and is responsible for its defense, external affairs, and internal security.



/jəˈbrôltər/ /dʒəˈbrɔltər/ /jəˈbrältər/ /dʒəˈbrɑltər/