Iron Gate
Iron Gate I"ron Gate", The Iron Gates The I"ron Gates", prop. n. A famous gorge, about 11/2 miles long, cut by the Danube in the Carpathian mountains near the intersection of Hungary, Serbia, and Rumania. [PJC]

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  • Iron Gate — can refer to * Gates of Alexander, Iron Gates built by Alexander the Great * Iron Gate (Central Asia), a defile between Balkh and Samarkand. * Iron Gate (Danube) is a gorge on the Danube River, forming part of the boundary between Serbia and… …   Wikipedia

  • Iron Gate — Iron Gate, VA U.S. town in Virginia Population (2000): 404 Housing Units (2000): 197 Land area (2000): 0.345128 sq. miles (0.893878 sq. km) Water area (2000): 0.000000 sq. miles (0.000000 sq. km) Total area (2000): 0.345128 sq. miles (0.893878 sq …   StarDict's U.S. Gazetteer Places

  • Iron Gate — a gorge cut by the Danube through the Carpathian Mountains, between Yugoslavia and SW Rumania. 2 mi. (3.2 km) long. Also, Iron Gates. * * * ▪ gorge, Europe Romanian  Porţile de Fier , Serbo Croatian  Gvozdena Vrata        the last gorge of the… …   Universalium

  • iron gate — n. gate made of iron …   English contemporary dictionary

  • Iron Gate — I′ron Gate′ or I′ron Gates′ n. geg a gorge cut by the Danube through the Carpathian Mountains, between Yugoslavia and SW Romania. 2 mi. (3.2 km) long …   From formal English to slang

  • Iron Gate — /aɪən ˈgeɪt/ (say uyuhn gayt) noun a gorge cut by the Danube through the Carpathian Mountains, between Serbia and south western Romania. 3 km long. Also, Iron Gates …   Australian English dictionary

  • Iron Gate — a gorge cut by the Danube through the Carpathian Mountains, between Yugoslavia and SW Rumania. 2 mi. (3.2 km) long. Also, Iron Gates …   Useful english dictionary

  • Iron Gate — geographical name gorge 2 miles (3.2 kilometers) long in the Danube where it cuts around Transylvanian Alps on border between Romania & Serbia …   New Collegiate Dictionary

  • IRON GATE —    the name given to dangerous rapids in the Danube at Orsova, as it issues out of Hungary …   The Nuttall Encyclopaedia

  • Iron Gate — narrow rapids in the Danube below Orsova in Romania …   Eponyms, nicknames, and geographical games

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