Definition of Rockall in English:


proper noun

  • 1A rocky islet in the North Atlantic, about 400 km (250 miles) north-west of Ireland. It was formally annexed by Britain in 1955 but has since become the subject of territorial dispute between Britain, Denmark, Iceland, and Ireland.

    1. 1.1 A shipping forecast area in the north-eastern Atlantic, containing the islet of Rockall near its northern boundary.