noun Classical Mythology.
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The forces in Calais would have moved to Normandy and could well have thrown the Allies back into the sea.
The false intelligence led the Germans to believe that the main force would land on the Pas de Calais rather than in Normandy.
As a result Hitler insisted that two key armored divisions were held back in the Calais area.
For fully a week this running fight was kept up; then the two fleets came face to face with each other off the town of Calais.Stories from English History|Hilda T. Skae
The cannon used in the siege of Calais threw balls of three or four ounces weight.Cressy and Poictiers|John G. (John George) Edgar
In a still greater frequency of cases the traveller waited several days at Calais for a fair wind.The Life Of Sir John Falstaff|Robert B. Brough
"I have left them together in the camp before Calais," answered Raymond.In the Days of Chivalry|Evelyn Everett-Green
He was killed during the next year near Calais, while he was yet a minor.
city on the French coast of the English Channel, from Gaulish Caleti, the name of a Celtic people who once lived along the shore there.