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. 1.1A shipping forecast area in the NE Atlantic, containing the islet of Rockall near its northern boundary.