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General Crossword Questions for “iberian”

  • From Spain and/or Portugal
  • Of Spain and Portugal
  • One in the frozen north heading off for a sunny peninsula?
  • African city, converting oxygen to energy, turned Portuguese, say
  • Ireland's first chief of police in Russia joins Pole from part of southern Europe
  • Blessed to keep English inferior to one from Europe
  • Person from Spain or Portugal

Encyclopedia

  • Positions of the different countries and territories of the Iberian Peninsula. It is the westernmost of the three major southern European peninsulas—the Iberian, Italian, and Balkan peninsulas. — “Iberian Peninsula - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia”, en.wikipedia.org
  • The ancient Iberians can be identified as a rather nebulous local culture between the 7th and 1st century BC. The Iberian language, like the rest of the paleohispanic languages, became extinct by the 1st to 2nd centuries AD, after being gradually replaced by Latin. — “Iberian language - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia”, en.wikipedia.org
  • The Iberian lynx (Lynx pardinus) is a critically endangered species native to the Iberian Peninsula in Southern Europe. In most respects, the Iberian lynx resembles other species of lynx, with a short tail, tufted ears and a ruff of fur beneath the chin. — “Iberian Lynx - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia”, en.wikipedia.org

Quotations

  • In Moscow as soon as he entered his huge house in which the faded and fading princesses still lived, with its enormous retinue; as soon as, driving through the town, he saw the Iberian shrine with innumerable tapers burning before the golden covers of the icons, the Kremlin Square with its snow undisturbed by vehicles, the sleigh drivers and hovels of the Sivtsev Vrazhok, those old Moscovites who desired nothing, hurried nowhere, and were ending their days leisurely; when he saw those old Moscow ladies, the Moscow balls, and the English Club, he felt himself at home in a quiet haven. — “War and Peace” by Leo Tolstoy
  • In Moscow as soon as he entered his huge house in which the faded and fading princesses still lived, with its enormous retinue; as soon as, driving through the town, he saw the Iberian shrine with innumerable tapers burning before the golden covers of the icons, the Kremlin Square with its snow undisturbed by vehicles, the sleigh drivers and hovels of the Sivtsev Vrazhok, those old Moscovites who desired nothing, hurried nowhere, and were ending their days leisurely; when he saw those old Moscow ladies, the Moscow balls, and the English Club, he felt himself at home in a quiet haven. — “War and Peace” by Leo Tolstoy
  • Phœbus had thrice taken the yoke off his horses sinking in the Iberian sea;[45] and upon the fourth night the radiant stars were twinkling, when the deceitful daughter of Æetes set pure water upon a blazing fire, and herbs without any virtue. — “Metamorphoses” by Ovid

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