Dover, Strait of
or French Pas de Calais geographical name channel between SE England & N France, easternmost section of English Channel; 20 miles (32 kilometers) wide at narrowest point

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  • Dover,Strait of — Dover, Strait of In French Pas de Ca·lais (pä də kă lāʹ, kălʹā, kä lĕʹ). A narrow channel at the eastern end of the English Channel between southeast England and northern France. * * * …   Universalium

  • Dover, Strait of — French Pas de Calais ancient Fretum Gallicum. Channel separating southeastern England from northwestern France. Connecting the English Channel with the North Sea, it is about 20 mi (32 km) wide at its narrowest point. Lined on the British side… …   Universalium

  • Dover, Strait of — strait at the E end of the English Channel; 21 mi. wide …   Webster's Gazetteer

  • DOVER, STRAIT OF —    divides France from England and connects the English Channel with the North Sea, and at the narrowest 20 m. across; forms a busy sea highway; is called by the French Pas de Calais …   The Nuttall Encyclopaedia

  • Dover, Strait of — …   Useful english dictionary

  • Strait of Dover — Map showing the location of the Strait of Dover. Vie …   Wikipedia

  • Strait of Dover — Pas de Calais Pour les articles homonymes, voir Pas de Calais (homonymie). Pas de Calais Carte de localisation du pas de Calais Type …   Wikipédia en Français

  • Strait of Dover — Sp Pà de Kalė nkt. Ap Pas de Calais prancūziškai Sp Dòverio sąsiauris Ap Strait of Dover angliškai L sąs. tarp D. Britanijos ir Prancūzijos …   Pasaulio vietovardžiai. Internetinė duomenų bazė

  • Strait of Calais — noun the strait between the English Channel and the North Sea; shortest distance between England and the European continent • Syn: ↑Strait of Dover, ↑Pas de Calais • Instance Hypernyms: ↑strait, ↑sound …   Useful english dictionary

  • Strait of Dover — noun the strait between the English Channel and the North Sea; shortest distance between England and the European continent • Syn: ↑Strait of Calais, ↑Pas de Calais • Instance Hypernyms: ↑strait, ↑sound …   Useful english dictionary

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