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 Ibe’ria.Ibid. 
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E. Cobham Brewer 1810–1897. Dictionary of Phrase and Fable. 1898.
 
Ibe’ria’s Pilot.
 
Christopher Columbus. Spain is called “Ibria,” and the Spaniards the “Ibri.” The river Ebro is a corrupt form of the Latin Ibrus.   1
       
“Launched with Iberia’s pilot from the steep,
To worlds unknown, and isles beyond the deep.”
       
Campbell: The Pleasures of Hope. ii.
 


 Ibe’ria.Ibid. 

 
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