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Calais

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or Ka·la·is

[ kuh-ley-is ]
/ kəˈleɪ ɪs /
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noun Classical Mythology.

the winged son of Boreas the north wind. As Argonauts he and his brother Zetes chased away the Harpies.

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Definition for Calais (2 of 2)

Calais2
[ kal-ey, ka-ley, kal-is; French ka-le ]
/ ˈkæl eɪ, kæˈleɪ, ˈkæl ɪs; French kaˈlɛ /

noun

a seaport in N France, on the Strait of Dover: the French port nearest England.
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British Dictionary definitions for Calais

Calais
/ (ˈkæleɪ, French kalɛ) /

noun

a port in N France, on the Strait of Dover: the nearest French port to England; belonged to England 1347–1558. Pop: 77 333 (1999)
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