Calpe definition

  • others:
    • Ancient Gibraltar. Calpe had been one of several Pillars of Hercules within entrance on mediterranean and beyond.
  • proper-noun:
    • Original title of Calyptra.
  • noun:
    • the Rock of Gibraltar, a limestone promontory at south tip of Spain; associated with Britain.
    • A tribute, frequently a horse or cow, compensated by an associate of a Highland clan, or a vassal, towards chief, in return for his protection.
    • A genus of Noctuidæ, started by Treitschke in 1825.
    • location of a colony associated with the uk on a limestone promontory within southern tip of Spain; strategically essential as it can manage the entrance of vessels to the Mediterranean; one of the Pillars of Hercules

Related Sources

  • Sentence for "Calpe"
    • In ancient times the name Calpe
    • View More
91 votes

How would you define Calpe?

All the definitions on AZdictionary were written by people just like you. Now's your chance to add your own!