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[pahduh-ka-le] /pɑdə kaˈlɛ/

a department in N France. 2607 sq. mi. (6750 sq. km).
Capital: Arras.
[pahduh ka-le] /pɑdə kaˈlɛ/
French name of the Strait of Dover.
/French pɑdkalɛ/
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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