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From The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48:
Gibraltar \Gi*bral"tar\, n. 1. A strongly fortified town on the south coast of Spain, held by the British since 1704; hence, an impregnable stronghold. [Webster 1913 Suppl.] 2. A kind of candy sweetmeat, or a piece of it; -- called, in full, Gibraltar rock. [Webster 1913 Suppl.]