Roca, Cape of

   Cape on the southwest central coast of Portugal (long. 90 30/W). Today it has a lighthouse and tourist center and is famous as the westernmost point of continental Europe. It is located on the road between Ericeira-Sintra and Cascais.

Historical dictionary of Portugal 3rd ed.. . 2014.

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  • Roca — [kä΄bo͞o də rō̂′kərō′kə] Cape cape in SW Portugal, near Lisbon: westernmost point of continental Europe: Port. name Cabo da Roca [kä΄bo͞o də rō̂′kə] …   English World dictionary

  • Roca — /roh keuh/; Port. /rddaw keuh/, n. Cape, a cape in W Portugal, near Lisbon: the western extremity of continental Europe. * * * …   Universalium

  • Roca — Ro•ca [[t]ˈroʊ kə[/t]] n. geg Cape, a cape in W Portugal, near Lisbon: the western extremity of continental Europe …   From formal English to slang

  • Roca — /ˈrɒkə/ (say rokuh) noun Cape, a cape in western Portugal, near Lisbon; the western extremity of the continent of Europe …   Australian English dictionary

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