from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition
- Ancient Gibraltar. Calpe was one of the Pillars of Hercules at the entrance to the Mediterranean Sea.
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- proper n. Original name of Calyptra.
from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English
- n. the Rock of Gibraltar, a limestone promontory at the southern tip of Spain; associated with Britain.
from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- n. A tribute, commonly a horse or cow, paid by a member of a Highland clan, or a vassal, to the chief, in return for his protection.
- n. A genus of Noctuidæ, founded by Treitschke in 1825.
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- n. 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
In ancient times the name Calpe was applied to the rock of Gibraltar and
This was another real driver's run, especially when we turned off as the road went south and we continued east, eventually emerging at 'Calpe'.
50 28 N. Gibraltar, a town of Spain, in An - dalufia, near a mountain of the fame name, formerly called Calpe, which, with Abyla, on the oppofite fhore of Africa, were called the Pillars of Hercules.
The general gazetteer, or, Compendious geographical dictionary [microform] : containing a description of the empires, kingdoms, states, provinces, cities, towns, forts, seas, harbours, rivers, lakes, mountains, capes, &c. in the known world : with the government, customs, manners, and religion of the inhabitants; the extent, boundaries, and natural productions of each country, the trade, manufactures, and curiosities of the cities and towns; their longitude, latitude, bearings and distances in English miles from remarkable places; and the various events by which they have been distinguished : including an account of the counties, cities, boroughs, market-towns, and principal villages, in Great Britain and Ireland
Translated novel: Déjame entrar (Let the right one in), John Ajvide Lindqvist (Espasa-Calpe)
According to La Gazzetta, Di Luca will sign a contract with Katusha during a presentation in front of some 500 students today in Possagno, Italy, and join his new Katusha teammates at a training camp in Calpe, Spain, this week.
According to WordReference the 2005 Espasa-Calpe accepts stablishment, though the DRAE does not, as an alternative to establishment in the limited English sense of the people who run the country: stablishment o establishment
Two male pensioners died after staying at the Diamante Beach Hotel in Calpe, Valencia, Saga Holidays said.
Calpe, near Valencia, where some guests at the Diamante Beach Hotel have fallen ill in an outbreak of legionnaire's disease.
The 65th Vuelta continues Sunday with another rollercoaster stage across the mountains of Alicante, with seven medium mountains in the 187. 7km ninth stage from Calpe to Alcoy.
King will join the full RadioShack squad for the next training camp in Calpe, Spain, at the end of January.