an arm of the Atlantic between S England and N France, connected with the North Sea by the Strait of Dover. 350 miles (565 km) long; 20–100 miles (32–160 km) wide.
an arm of the Atlantic Ocean between S England and N France, linked with the North Sea by the Strait of Dover. Length: about 560 km (350 miles). Width: between 32 km (20 miles) and 161 km (100 miles) French name La Manche
Arm of the Atlantic Ocean between France and Britain.
Note: Its cold, choppy waters have been a popular challenge for long-distance swimmers.
Note: A formation of high bluffs on the British side of the English Channel is known as the White Cliffs of Dover.
Note: A tunnel under the channel connects England and France via auto-carrying train service.
noun 1. the war (1642–46) between the Parliamentarians and the Royalists, sometimes extended to include the events of the period 1646–48.
noun 1. one of an English breed of compact medium-sized sporting dogs having a medium-length coat of various solid colors or parti-colored, low-set, droopy ears, fairly short legs, and a docked tail, originally raised as a hunting dog.
noun, Masonry. 1. a brickwork bond in which the vertical joints of the stretchers in any course are in line with the centers of the first stretchers above and below.
noun 1. the common European daisy, Bellis perennis.