meaning of Calais

Calais meaning in Names Dictionary

Son of Boreas.
Name Origin: Greek
Name Gender: Male

Calais meaning in Etymology Dictionary

city regarding the French coastline associated with the English Channel, from Gaulish Caleti, the name of a Celtic those who once lived over the coast indeed there.

Calais meaning in General Dictionary

a city in north France on Strait of Dover that serves as a ferry port to England; in 1347 it had been grabbed by the English king Edward III after a long siege and stayed in English arms until it had been recaptured by the French master Henry II in 1558

Sentence Examples with the word Calais

Charles's generals avoided pitched battles, and contented themselves with defensive and guerrilla tactics, with the result that in 1380 only Bayonne, Bordeaux, Brest and Calais were still in English hands.

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