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. James Wood. 1907.
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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 — strait at the E end of the English Channel; 21 mi. wide … Webster's Gazetteer
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 — 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 … New Collegiate Dictionary
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Battle of Dover Strait — Infobox Military Conflict conflict=Battle of Dover Strait partof=World War One caption= date=20 April 21 1917 place=in the Dover Strait territory= result=British victory combatant1=United Kingdom combatant2=German Empire commander1=Edward Evans… … Wikipedia
Dover — This article is about the English town. For the larger local government district, see Dover (district). For other uses, see Dover (disambiguation). Coordinates: 51°07′46″N 1°18′32″E / … Wikipedia
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Dover — /doh veuhr/, n. 1. a seaport in E Kent, in SE England: point nearest the coast of France. 101,700. 2. Strait of. French, Pas de Calais. a strait between England and France, connecting the English Channel and the North Sea: least width 20 mi. (32… … Universalium
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