Iberian Peninsula

  1. Proper 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 Pyrenees forming the northeast edge of the peninsula, connecting it to the rest of Europe.
  2. Proper 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 the PyrenĂ©es and from other landmasses by the Atlantic Ocean, the Mediterranean Sea, and the Strait of Gibraltar.

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This entry was last updated on RefTopia from its source on 3/20/2012.