Occupying a site of great strategic importance, Gibraltar consists of a fortified town and military base at the foot of a rocky headland, the Rock of Gibraltar. Britain captured it during the War of the Spanish Succession in 1704 and is responsible for its defence, external affairs, and internal security
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- During the Second World War, many Gibraltarians were evacuated to Northern Ireland and that means many were also born there.
- Ministers have promised any deal would be subject to a referendum of Gibraltarians, something Spain is said to object to.
- However, the two governments were still far from agreeing the details of any deal that would be put to the Gibraltarians.
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- The US English dictionary