from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition
- The ancient name for two promontories at the eastern end of the Strait of Gibraltar and the entrance to the Mediterranean Sea. They are usually identified as Gibraltar in Europe and Jebel Musa in North Africa.
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- n. the two promontories at the eastern end of the Strait of Gibraltar; according to legend they were formed by Hercules
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