Iberian Peninsula
geographical name peninsula SW Europe between the Mediterranean & the Atlantic occupied by Spain & Portugal

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  • Iberian Peninsula — peninsula in SW Europe, comprising Spain & Portugal * * * or Iberia Peninsula, southwestern Europe, occupied by Spain and Portugal. Its name derives from its ancient inhabitants whom the Greeks called Iberians, probably after the Ebro (Iberus)… …   Universalium

  • Iberian Peninsula — peninsula in SW Europe, comprising Spain & Portugal …   English World dictionary

  • Iberian Peninsula — The Iberian Peninsula, or Iberia, is located in the extreme southwest of Europe, and includes modern day Spain, Portugal, Andorra and Gibraltar and a very small part of France. It is the westernmost of the three southern European peninsulas (the… …   Wikipedia

  • Iberian Peninsula — noun a peninsula in southwestern Europe • Syn: ↑Iberia • Derivationally related forms: ↑Iberian (for: ↑Iberia) • Instance Hypernyms: ↑peninsula …   Useful english dictionary

  • Iberian Peninsula — noun A peninsula located in the extreme southwest of Europe which includes modern day Spain, Portugal, Andorra and Gibraltar, bordered on the south and east by the Mediterranean Sea, and on the north and west by the Atlantic Ocean, with the… …   Wiktionary

  • Iberian peninsula — noun A peninsula situated in the extreme southwest of Europe, comprising (politically) Spain, Portugal, Andorra, Gibraltar, and a very small area of France, delineated from the rest of the European landmass by t …   Wiktionary

  • Iberian Peninsula — /aɪˌbɪəriən pəˈnɪnʃələ/ (say uy.bearreeuhn puh ninshuhluh) noun a peninsula in south western Europe, occupied by Spain and Portugal, and separated from the rest of Europe by the Pyrenees …   Australian English dictionary

  • Iberian Peninsula, the — I,berian Pe ninsula, the IBERIA …   Usage of the words and phrases in modern English

  • Geology of the Iberian Peninsula — The geology of the Iberian Peninsula consists of the study of the rock formations on the Iberian Peninsula, which includes Spain, Portugal, Andorra, and Gibraltar. The peninsula contains rocks from every age from Ediacaran to Recent, and almost… …   Wikipedia

  • Timeline of the Muslim presence in the Iberian peninsula — This is a timeline of notable events in the Muslim presence in Iberia, which started with the Umayyad conquest in the 8th century. Contents 1 Conquest (710–756) 2 The Umayyad Emirate of Córdoba (756–929) 3 The Umayyad Caliphate (929–1031) …   Wikipedia

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