English Channel
or French La Manche geographical name strait between S England & N France connecting North Sea & Atlantic Ocean

New Collegiate Dictionary. 2001.

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  • English Channel — English Chan|nel the English Channel also the Channel the narrow piece of water between southern England and northern France, which French people call La Manche …   Dictionary of contemporary English

  • English-Channel — (spr. Ingglisch Tschännl), der Kanal zwischen England u. Frankreich …   Pierer's Universal-Lexikon

  • English Channel —   [ ɪȖglɪʃ tʃænl], der Ärmelkanal …   Universal-Lexikon

  • English Channel — arm of the Atlantic, between S England & NW France: 21 150 mi (34 241 km) wide; c. 350 mi (563 km) long …   English World dictionary

  • English Channel — For the racehorse, see English Channel (horse). Satellite view of the English Channel The English Channel (French: la Manche, Breton: Mor Breizh, Cornish: Mor Bretannek), often referred to simply as the Chann …   Wikipedia

  • English Channel — an arm of the Atlantic between S England and N France, connected with the North Sea by the Strait of Dover. 350 mi. (565 km) long; 20 100 mi. (32 160 km) wide. * * * or the Channel French La Manche ( The Sleeve ) Strait between southern England… …   Universalium

  • English Channel — noun an arm of the Atlantic Ocean that forms a channel between France and Britain • Members of this Region: ↑Battle of the Spanish Armada • Instance Hypernyms: ↑channel • Part Holonyms: ↑Atlantic, ↑Atlantic Ocean …   Useful english dictionary

  • English Channel — noun The part of the Atlantic Ocean that separates the island of Great Britain from northern France, and joins the North Sea to the Atlantic Ocean. Syn: British Sea …   Wiktionary

  • English Channel — La Manche …   Eponyms, nicknames, and geographical games

  • English Channel — strait, betw. England and France; 20–100 mi. wide …   Webster's Gazetteer

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