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Strait of Dover   /streɪt əv dˈoʊvər/   Listen
Strait of Dover

The strait between the English Channel and the North Sea; shortest distance between England and the European continent.  Synonyms: Pas de Calais, Strait of Calais.

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"Strait of Dover" Quotes from Famous Books

... the great mine barrage which extended from the Orkney Islands to Norway, a distance of 230 miles. This astonishing enterprise—America alone laid 56,000 mines—together with a similar chain laid across the Strait of Dover was intended to pen the submarine within the ...
— The United States Since The Civil War • Charles Ramsdell Lingley

Words linked to "Strait of Dover" :   Pas de Calais, sound, strait

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