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E. Cobham Brewer 1810–1897. Dictionary of Phrase and Fable. 1898.
 
Ab’yla.
 
A mountain in Africa, opposite Gibraltar. This, with Calp in Spain, 16 m. distant, forms the pillars of Hercules.   1
       
“Heaves up huge Abyla on Afric’s sand,
Crowns with high Calp Europe’s salient strand.”
       
Darwin: Economy of Vegetation.
 


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