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Pas de Calais

[ pahduh ka-le ]
/ pɑdə kaˈlɛ /
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noun
French name of the Strait of Dover.
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Pas-de-Calais
[ pahduh-ka-le ]
/ pɑdə kaˈlɛ /

noun
a department in N France. 2,607 sq. mi. (6,750 sq. km). Capital: Arras.
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British Dictionary definitions for Pas de Calais

Pas-de-Calais
/ (French pɑdkalɛ) /

noun
a department of N France, in Nord-Pas-de-Calais region, on the Straits of Dover (the Pas de Calais): the part of France closest to the British Isles. Capital: Arras. Pop: 1 451 307 (2003 est). Area: 6752 sq km (2633 sq miles)
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