calais









calais


noun Classical Mythology.

  1. the winged son of Boreas the north wind. As Argonauts he and his brother Zetes chased away the Harpies.

noun

  1. a seaport in N France, on the Strait of Dover: the French port nearest England.

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)

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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