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Pillars of Hercules (The)

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The opposite rocks at the entrance of the Mediterranean Sea, one in Spain and the other on the African continent. The tale is that they were bound together till Hercules tore them asunder in order to get to Gadēs (Cadiz). The ancients called them Calpē and Abʹyla; we call them Gibraltar Rock and Mount Hacho, on which stands the fortress of Ceuʹta (Kuʹtah).

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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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Pilate’s Wife
Pilatus (Mount)
Pilch
Pilcher
Pilgarlic or Pilld Garlic (A)
Pilgrim Fathers (The)
Pilgrimage
Pillar Saints
Pillar to Post
Pillars of Heaven (The)
Pillars of Hercules (The)
Pillory
Pilot
Pilot Balloon (A)
Pilot Fish
Pilot that weathered the Storm (The)
Pilpay or Bidpay
Pimlico (London)
Pimlico
Pin (A)
Pin

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