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Gibralʹtar (g soft)

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A contraction of Gibel al Tari (Gibʹ al Tar), “mountain of Tari.” This Tari ben Zeyad was an Arabian general who, under the orders of Mousa, landed at Calpë in 710, and utterly defeated Roderick, the Gothic King of Spain. Cape Tariʹfa is named from the same general.

Gibraltar of Greece. A precipitous rock 700 feet above the sea, in Nauplia (Greece).

Gibraltar of the New World. Cape Diamond, in the province of Quebec.

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Entry taken from Dictionary of Phrase and Fable, edited by the Rev. E. Cobham Brewer, LL.D. and revised in 1895.

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Giant’s Leap (The)
Giants War with Jove (The)
Giaour (jow-er)
Gib (g soft)
Gib Cat
Gibberish (g hard)
Gibbet (g soft)
Gibelins
Gibeonite
Giblets (The Duke of)
Gibraltar (g soft)
Gif Gaff
Gift-horse
Gig (g hard)
Gig-lamps
Gig-manity
Giggle (g hard)
Gil Blas (g soft)
Gilbertines
Gild the Pill (To)
Gilded Chamber (The)

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