See also: Gíbraltar and Gibraltár

English

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Etymology 1

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From Spanish Gibraltar, from Arabic جَبَل طَارِق (jabal ṭāriq, Mount Tariq), named after Tariq ibn Ziyad, who led the Umayyad conquest of Hispania, starting in 711. Replaced earlier Latin Mons Calpe (Mount Calpe) for the land, and Columnae Herculis, from Ancient Greek Ἡράκλειαι στῆλαι (Hērákleiai stêlai, Pillars of Hercules), for the strait.

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Gibraltar

  1. A peninsula, city, and overseas territory of the United Kingdom, at the southern end of Iberia.
  2. A strait connecting the Mediterranean to the Atlantic between Gibraltar and Morocco.
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Etymology 2

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"Gibraltar" is the name of a line of tumblers made by glassware company Libbey. The drink was named in 2005, by Steve Ford at Blue Bottle Coffee in San Francisco, after the glass in which its version was served.[1][2]

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Gibraltar (plural Gibraltars)

  1. (chiefly Canada, US); (originally) A cortado served in a small glass; (by extension) any cortado

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  1. ^ James Freeman, Caitlin Freeman, Tara Duggan (2012) The Blue Bottle Craft of Coffee: Growing, Roasting, and Drinking, with Recipes[1], Clarkson Potter/Ten Speed, →ISBN, pages 124–5
  2. ^ The Story Behind The Gibraltar / Cortado rawpluscoffee

Catalan

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Gibraltar m

  1. Gibraltar (a peninsula, city, and overseas territory of the United Kingdom, at the southern end of Iberia)

Cebuano

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Gibraltar

  1. a surname
  2. Gibraltar (a peninsula, city, and overseas territory of the United Kingdom, at the southern end of Iberia)

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Gibraltar m inan (related adjective gibraltarský)

  1. Gibraltar (a peninsula, city, and overseas territory of the United Kingdom, at the southern end of Iberia)

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Danish

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Gibraltar

  1. Gibraltar (a peninsula, city, and overseas territory of the United Kingdom, at the southern end of Iberia)

Dutch

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Gibraltar n

  1. Gibraltar (a peninsula, city, and overseas territory of the United Kingdom, at the southern end of Iberia)

French

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Gibraltar m

  1. Gibraltar (a peninsula, city, and overseas territory of the United Kingdom, at the southern end of Iberia)

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German

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  • IPA(key): /ɡiˈbral.tar/, [ɡiˈbʁal.taʁ], [ɡɪ-], [-taɐ̯], /-tər/, [-tɐ]
  • IPA(key): /ɡi.bralˈtaːr/, [-ˈtaː(ɐ̯)] (rare)
  • Audio:(file)

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Gibraltar n (proper noun, genitive Gibraltars or (optionally with an article) Gibraltar)

  1. Gibraltar (a peninsula, city, and overseas territory of the United Kingdom, at the southern end of Iberia)

Norwegian Bokmål

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Gibraltar

  1. Gibraltar (a peninsula, city, and overseas territory of the United Kingdom, at the southern end of Iberia)

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Norwegian Nynorsk

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Gibraltar

  1. Gibraltar (a peninsula, city, and overseas territory of the United Kingdom, at the southern end of Iberia)

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Polish

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Borrowed from English Gibraltar, from Spanish Gibraltar, from Arabic جَبَل طَارِق (jabal ṭāriq).

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  • IPA(key): /ɡibˈral.tar/
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  • Rhymes: -altar
  • Syllabification: Gib‧ral‧tar

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Gibraltar m inan

  1. Gibraltar (a peninsula, city, and overseas territory of the United Kingdom, at the southern end of Iberia)
  2. Gibraltar (a strait connecting the Mediterranean to the Atlantic between Gibraltar and Morocco)

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Portuguese

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  • (Portugal) IPA(key): /ʒi.bɾalˈtaɾ/ [ʒi.βɾaɫˈtaɾ]
    • (Southern Portugal) IPA(key): /ʒi.bɾalˈta.ɾi/ [ʒi.βɾaɫˈta.ɾi]

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Gibraltar m

  1. Gibraltar (a peninsula, city, and overseas territory of the United Kingdom, at the southern end of Iberia)

Serbo-Croatian

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  • IPA(key): /ɡǐbraltaːr/
  • Hyphenation: Gi‧bral‧tar

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Gìbraltār m (Cyrillic spelling Гѝбралта̄р)

  1. Gibraltar (a peninsula, city, and overseas territory of the United Kingdom, at the southern end of Iberia)

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Spanish

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  • IPA(key): /xibɾalˈtaɾ/ [xi.β̞ɾal̪ˈt̪aɾ]
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  • Rhymes: -aɾ
  • Syllabification: Gi‧bral‧tar

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Gibraltar m

  1. Gibraltar (a peninsula, city, and overseas territory of the United Kingdom, at the southern end of Iberia)

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Swedish

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Gibraltar n (genitive Gibraltars)

  1. Gibraltar (a peninsula, city, and overseas territory of the United Kingdom, at the southern end of Iberia)

Turkmen

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Gibraltar

  1. Gibraltar (a peninsula, city, and overseas territory of the United Kingdom, at the southern end of Iberia)