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Pas de Calais

[pahduh ka-le] /pɑdə kaˈlɛ/
noun
1.
French name of the Strait of Dover.

Pas-de-Calais

[pahduh-ka-le] /pɑdə kaˈlɛ/
noun
1.
a department in N France. 2607 sq. mi. (6750 sq. km).
Capital: Arras.
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Pas-de-Calais

/French pɑdkalɛ/
noun
1.
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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