Calais

Calais, a fortified seaport in France, on the Strait of Dover, where it is 21 m. across; was in possession of the English from 1347 to 1558, and the last town held by them on French soil; is the chief landing-place for travellers from England to the Continent, and has considerable export trade, as well as cotton and tulle manufactures.

Population (circa 1900) given as 56,000.

Definition taken from The Nuttall Encyclopædia, edited by the Reverend James Wood (1907)

Calabria * Calamy, Edmund
Cairn
Cairnes, John Elliot
Cairngorm
Cairns, Hugh MacCalmont, Earl
Cairo
Caithness
Cajetan, Cardinal
Calabar`
Calabar Bean
Calabria
Calais
Calamy, Edmund
Calamy, Edmund
Calas, Jean
Calave`ras
Calchas
Calculus, Differential and Integral
Calcutta
Caldecott, Randolph
Calder, Sir Robert
Calderon de la Barca

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Antique pictures of Calais

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Assouci, Charles Coypeau, Sieur D'
Atterbury, Francis
Beaufort, Henry
Belloi, Peter Lawrence Buyrette Du
Bernoulli, James
Blake, Robert
Bourchier, Sir John
Bower, Archibald
Brequigny, Lewis George, Oudard De Feudrix
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