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Strait of Dover

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  • proper n. A strait in the English Channel, connecting to the North Sea, between Dover (England) and Calais (France)

from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.

  • n. the strait between the English Channel and the North Sea; shortest distance between England and the European continent

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Examples

  • It was a river that in the wet season would become as wide as the Strait of Dover.

    River Of Desire

  • Geography - note: major chokepoints include the Dardanelles, Strait of Gibraltar, access to the Panama and Suez Canals; strategic straits include the Strait of Dover, Straits of Florida, Mona

    The 2001 CIA World Factbook

  • Strait of Gibraltar, access to the Panama and Suez Canals; strategic straits include the Strait of Dover, Straits of Florida, Mona

    The 1996 CIA Factbook

  • Portugal, Spain and France, sailing into the Strait of Dover, passed

    Shakspere, Personal Recollections

  • Oct. 31 -- Japanese and British warships attack Tsing-tau; German submarine sinks British cruiser Hermes in Strait of Dover; Turkish cruiser bombards Sevastopol; Russian fleet attacks Turkish fleet near

    The New York Times Current History: the European War, February, 1915

  • Geography -- note: major chokepoints include the Dardanelles, Strait of Gibraltar, access to the Panama and Suez Canals; strategic straits include the Strait of Dover, Straits of Florida, Mona

    The 1999 CIA Factbook

  • I may say that it was with no regret that we bid adieu to Tigerland, as we rechristened the ancient Devon, and, beating out into the Channel, turned the launch's nose southeast, to round Bolt Head and continue up the coast toward the Strait of Dover and the North Sea.

    The Lost Continent

  • William Winter under him, watched Parma at the Strait of Dover, with 20 ships and an equal number of galleys, barks and pinnaces.

    A History of Sea Power

  • And when he stepped on the first tee with a freshening wind off the Strait of Dover, the cheers resounded the length of the 444-yard opening hole.

    chron.com Chronicle

  • There was barely a cloud in the sky and little wind off the Strait of Dover, the flags hanging limply above the grandstand.

    The Seattle Times

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