Definition of Channel tunnel

1. Noun. The railroad tunnel between France and England under the English Channel.

Exact synonyms: Chunnel
Generic synonyms: Railroad Tunnel



Definition of Channel tunnel

1. Proper noun. The man-made tunnel under the English Channel joining England and France. ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Channel Tunnel

Chang Jiang
Chang Kuo
Chang Kuo-lao
Changan
Changchun
Changsha
Changtzu
Changzhou
Chania
Channel
Channel Island fox
Channel Island foxes
Channel Island milk
Channel Islands
Channel Islands National Park
Channel Tunnel
Channidae
Channukah
Channukkah
Chantal
Chantaya
Chantelle
Chantemesse reaction
Chanti
Chantilly
Chantilly/Tiffany
Chantilly cream
Chanukah
Chanukkah
Chao

Literary usage of Channel tunnel

Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:

1. Report of the Annual Meeting (1883)
"THIS year the channel tunnel Company sought to obtain powers from Parliament ... The channel tunnel Company had proposed to make a tunnel beginning in Dover ..."

2. The New Larned History for Ready Reference, Reading and Research: The Actual by Josephus Nelson Larned, Augustus Hunt Shearer (1922)
"channel tunnel.—The proposal to construct a tunnel under the bed of the English channel between Great Britain and France is more than a century old. ..."

3. The Encyclopædia Britannica: A Dictionary of Arts, Sciences, Literature and by Hugh Chisholm (1910)
"About the same period the channel tunnel Company, which had amalgamated with the ... See Blue-book, Correspondente respecting the proposed channel tunnel, ..."

4. The Annual Register edited by Edmund Burke (1908)
"... Bill—All-night Sitting—Fate of the channel tunnel—Reform of Parliamentary Procedure—Imprisonment for Debt—London Rating—The Metric System—Irish Primary ..."

5. Haydn's Dictionary of Dates and Universal Information Relating to All Ages by Joseph Haydn, Benjamin Vincent (1889)
"Meeting of channel tunnel Company 2 Feb. ; of submarine Continental railway company 3 Feb. iS£j Experimental boring going on, April, 1881 ; 800 metres ..."

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