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Kalais

[kuh-ley-is]
noun Classical Mythology.
  1. Calais.
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Calais1

or Ka·la·is

[kuh-ley-is]
noun Classical Mythology.
  1. the winged son of Boreas the north wind. As Argonauts he and his brother Zetes chased away the Harpies.
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British Dictionary definitions for kalais

Calais

noun
  1. 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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Word Origin and History for kalais

Calais

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.

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