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Pillars Of Hercules

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Noun

1. pillars of hercules

the two promontories at the eastern end of the Strait of Gibraltar; according to legend they were formed by Hercules

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Pillars Of Hercules

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plural noun
the two promontories at the E end of the Strait of Gibraltar: the Rock of Gibraltar on the European side and the Jebel Musa on the African side; according to legend, formed by Hercules

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Pillars Of Hercules

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two headlands on either side of the Strait of Gibraltar, one at Gibraltar (ancient Calpe) & the other at Ceuta (ancient , Abyla) or Jebel Musa, on the coast of Africa

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Pillars Of Hercules

see synonyms of pillars of hercules
The ancient name for two promontories at the eastern end of the Strait of Gibraltar and the entrance to the Mediterranean Sea. They are usually identified as Gibraltar in Europe and Jebel Musa in North Africa.

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