Calais: Meaning and Definition of


Pronunciation: (kal'ā, ka-lā', kal'is Fr. ka-le'), [key]
— n.
  1. a seaport in N France, on the Strait of Dover: the French port nearest England. 79,369.


Pronunciation: (ku-lā'is), [key]
— n. Class. Myth.
  1. the winged son of Boreas the north wind. As Argonauts he and his brother Zetes chased away the Harpies.
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