Definition of Strait of dover

1. Noun. The strait between the English Channel and the North Sea; shortest distance between England and the European continent.

Exact synonyms: Pas De Calais, Strait Of Calais
Generic synonyms: Sound, Strait



Definition of Strait of dover

1. Proper noun. A strait in the English Channel, connecting to the North Sea, between Dover (England) and Calais (France) ¹

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Strait Of Dover

Storeria
Storeria occipitamaculata
Storm Troops
Stornoway
Stott
Stowe
Strabo
Strachey
Strad
Stradavarius
Stradivari
Stradivarius
Strads
Strait of Bonifacio
Strait of Calais
Strait of Dover
Strait of Georgia
Strait of Gibraltar
Strait of Hormuz
Strait of Juan de Fuca
Strait of Kerch
Strait of Magellan
Strait of Malacca
Strait of Messina
Strait of Ormuz
Strait of Otranto
Strait of Sicily
Strand
Strangelovian
Strasbourg

Literary usage of Strait of dover

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1. The Encyclopaedia Britannica: A Dictionary of Arts, Sciences, Literature and (1910)
"Finally the effect of the tidal stream entering the Channel through the Strait of Dover from the North Sea must be considered. ..."

2. The Encyclopædia Britannica: A Dictionary of Arts, Sciences, Literature and by Hugh Chisholm (1910)
"Finally the effect of the tidal stream entering the Channel through the Strait of Dover from the North Sea must be considered. ..."

3. The Encyclopedia Americana: A Library of Universal Knowledge (1918)
"In the eastern half the average is only 200, and in the Strait of Dover the depth varies from 6 to 120 feet. The length of the north coastal line, ..."

4. The Origins of the War by Raymond Poincaré (1921)
"... the Government that Great Britain should declare her opposition to any passage through the Strait of Dover by the German Fleet.1 This was a first step; ..."

5. Europe by Frederick William Rudler (1885)
"The Strait of Dover and the projected Tunnel. The continental section of western Europe is severed from the British Isles by the English Channel, ..."

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