Meaning of English Channel

Eng'lish Chan'nel

Pronunciation: [key]
  1. an arm of the Atlantic between S England and N France, connected with the North Sea by the Strait of Dover. 350 mi. (565 km) long; 20–100 mi. (32–160 km) wide.
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