Definition of Pas de Calais

1. Noun. The strait between the English Channel and the North Sea; shortest distance between England and the European continent.

Exact synonyms: Strait Of Calais, Strait Of Dover
Generic synonyms: Sound, Strait



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Pas de Calais (current term)
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Literary usage of Pas de Calais

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1. The Encyclopaedia Britannica: “a” Dictionary of Arts, Sciences, Literature edited by Hugh Chisholm (1910)
"(Jura) and St Claude (Jura); for that of locksmiths' ware the region of Vimeu (Pas-de-Calais). The chief centres for the manufacture of cutlery are ..."

2. Baptist Missionary Magazine by American Baptist Foreign Mission Society (1898)
"EVANGELISTIC WORK IN Pas de Calais REV. PA HUGON INTERESTING social problems as ... The work* of evangelization in Pas de Calais is almost wholly among the ..."

3. The Encyclopaedia Britannica: A Dictionary of Arts, Sciences, and General by Thomas Spencer Baynes (1888)
"Pas de Calais, a maritime department of northern France, formed in 1790 of ... Xord, which separates Pas de Calais from Belgium, is at one place only 3 ..."

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