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Iron Gate

or Iron Gates

noun
1.
a gorge cut by the Danube through the Carpathian Mountains, between Yugoslavia and SW Romania. 2 miles (3.2 km) long.
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  • He turned to the left and led the visitors through a suite of empty rooms to the Iron Gate, where he rang the bell.

    The Patriot Antonio Fogazzaro
  • We were shut out that night, and sat at the Iron Gate, and walked about till morning.

    Little Dorrit Charles Dickens
  • As Betty went up to the Iron Gate and unlatched it, she half hoped that the owner of Rose Cottage would be out.

    What Timmy Did Marie Adelaide Belloc Lowndes
  • She folded her arms on the topmost bar of the Iron Gate and stood there.

  • It was ten o'clock when the two friends rang at the Iron Gate of La Richaudiere.

    His Masterpiece Emile Zola
  • As long as Peter had an Iron Gate before him, he had an angel beside him.

    Faces in the Fire Frank W. Boreham
  • Philip turned into a side street, and drew up at an Iron Gate which opened on to a churchyard.

    The Manxman Hall Caine
  • The entrance to the court was a double doorway, the entrance to the garden was an Iron Gate.

    The Monster Edgar Saltus
  • George could easily understand now why the place was called the Iron Gate.

British Dictionary definitions for Iron Gate

Iron Gate

noun
1.
a gorge of the River Danube on the border between Romania and Serbia. Length: 3 km (2 miles) Romanian name Porţile de Fier
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