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Definition 1: 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 - [noun denoting location]

Synonyms for calpe in the sense of this definition

(calpe is an instance of ...) a body of people who settle far from home but maintain ties with their homeland; inhabitants remain nationals of their home state but are not literally under the home state's system of government

"the American colony in Paris"

(calpe is an instance of ...) a natural elevation (especially a rocky one that juts out into the sea)

(... is part of calpe) the 2nd smallest continent (actually a vast peninsula of Eurasia); the British use `Europe' to refer to all of the continent except the British Isles

(... is part of calpe) the two promontories at the eastern end of the Strait of Gibraltar; according to legend they were formed by Hercules

(calpe is a member of ...) a native or inhabitant of Gibraltar

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