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Definition of the noun abyla
What does abyla mean as a name of something?
- a promontory in northern Morocco opposite the Rock of Gibraltar; one of the Pillars of Hercules
- lexical domain: Natural Objects - nouns denoting natural objects (not man-made)
- scientific names: Homalosaparus / genus Homalosaparus / Abila
- synonym of Abyla: Jebel Musa
- instance of: foreland / head / headland / promontory = a natural elevation
- part of: Al-Magrib / Kingdom of Morocco / Maroc / Marruecos / Morocco = a kingdom (constitutional monarchy) in northwestern Africa with a largely Muslim population; Pillars of Hercules = the two promontories at the eastern end of the Strait of Gibraltar
Phrases with Abyla
Phrases starting with the word Abyla:
- Abyla Carina
- Abyla Brownia
- Abyla Peruana
- Abyla Tottoni
- Abyla trigona
- Abyla haeckeli
- Abyla Schmidti
- Abyla Totttoni
- Abyla bicarinata
- Abyla Ingeborgae
- Abyla Leuckartii
Phrases ending with the word Abyla:
Other phrases containing the word Abyla:
- Species Abyla Carina
- Species Abyla Brownia
- Species Abyla Peruana
- Species Abyla Tottoni
- species Abyla trigona
- species Abyla haeckeli
- Species Abyla Schmidti
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Printed dictionaries and other books with definitions for Abyla
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Or, A View of the Present State of the World. Being a Faithful Abridgement of the American Universal Geography (edition of 1812) with Corrections and Additions ... by Jedidiah Morse
Abyla is a noble promontory, opposite Gibraltar. Cape , Spartel is a fine headland, and the N. W. point of Africa. Cape...
Or, A View of the Present State of All the Kingdoms, States, and Colonies in the Known World by Jedidiah Morse
Abyla is a noble promontory, opposite Gibraltar. Cape Spartel is a fine headland, and the N. W. point of Africa. Cape Cantin is a height visible from the tower of Morocco. Cape d© Geer is a noble bluff", and the termination of a branch of Atlas.
A Classical Dictionary ... A new edition, revised and considerably enlarged, by the Rev. T. Smith (1833)
by John LEMPRIERE (D.D.)
Of the two forms given to the name of this mountain by the ancient writers, that of Abyla is the more common. In Mela and Pliny the editions vary. In Ptolemy some MSS. have 'A66Am, and others 'Abūn. The name is written by Dionysius (Peries.
A Classical Dictionary Containing an Account of the Principal Proper Names Mentioned in Ancient Authors [and Intended to Elucidate All the Important Points Connected with the Geography, History, Biography, Mythology, and Fine Arts of the Greeks and Romans (1869)
Together with an Account of Coins, Weights, and Measures, with Tabular Values of the Same.] by Charles Anthon
Of the two forms given to the name of this mountain by ancient writers, that of Abyla is the more common. The name is written by Dionysius (Perieg. 336), 'A% v6n. According to Avienus (Ora Martt. 345), Abila is a Carthaginian or Punic ...
A Smaller Classical Dictionary of Biography, Anthology, and Geography Abriged from the Larger Dictionary by William Smith (1877)
by William Smith
Abyla opposite to it on the African coast, were called the Columns of Hercules. [ABYLA.] —(2) A river, promontory, and town on the coast of Bithynia. CALPURNIA (-ae), daughter of L. Calpurnius Piso, consul B.C. 58, and last wife of ...
by Mike Dixon-Kennedy
Greek Mountain, also called Mount Acho, at the northern tip of Morocco that is sometimes identified as being Abyla, or Ceuta, the southern of the Pillars of Heracles, the northern being Calpe, the modern Gibraltar. See also: Abyla; Calpe ...
Based on the Larger Dictionaries by William Smith
ABYLA. to the old castle of Europe. — 2. (Nr. AraLat d Matfoon and El Birbek, Ru. ), a city of Upper Egypt, near the W. bank of the Nile ; once second only to Thebes , but in Strabo's time (a. D. 14) a small village. It had a temple of Osiris and a ...
by Aomar Boum, Thomas K. Park
Ceuta as a settlement dates back to the Phoenicians when it was called Abyla. The Romans first called it Julia Trajecta, and then in the 6th century it became a Byzantine capital named Septem Fratres, from which the modern name ...
The Celtic Encyclopedia (1998)
by Harry Mountain
The strait of Gibraltar was known as the altar of Belenos, in Spain, the pillars being Abyla in Morocco and Mount Calpe one of emerald and the other of gold. Tablets found at Marseilles described changes made by the priests at the temple of ...
Comprising the Twofold Advantage of a Philosophical and an Alphabetical Arrangement, with Appropriate Engravings by Edward Smedley, Hugh James Rose, Henry John Rose
Abyla and Calpe. Ceuta. C. Tres Forcas. Rusadir. Caesa- riensis. Algiers. el-Awsah. MAURI- T1A. MAURITIUS. Volcanic.
by sir William Smith
ABYLA. to the old castle of Europe. — S. (Nr. Arabai el Matfbon and El Birbeh, Ro .), 8 city of Upper Egypt, near the W. bank of the Nile ; once second only to Thebes, but in Strata's time (a. d. 14) a small village. It had a temple of Osiris and a ...
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Scrabble value of A1B3Y4L1A1
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