How Do You Spell CALAIS?

Correct spelling for the English word "calais" is [k_ˈa_l_eɪ], [kˈale͡ɪ], [kˈale‍ɪ]] (IPA phonetic alphabet).

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Definition of CALAIS

  1. a town in northern France on the Strait of Dover that serves as a ferry port to England; in 1347 it was captured by the English king Edward III after a long siege and remained in English hands until it was recaptured by the French king Henry II in 1558

Common Misspellings for CALAIS

Below is the list of 299 misspellings for the word "calais".

Usage Examples for CALAIS

  1. But until lately these roads passed under the ancient gate- ways of the city- gate- ways that reminded one of the Gate of Calais, and brought back suggestions of Hogarth's famous picture. - "A History of the Four Georges, Volume II (of 4)" by Justin McCarthy
  2. It was absurdly wonderful on landing at Calais to hear every one talking French. - "The Guests Of Hercules" by C. N. Williamson and A. M. Williamson
  3. He laughed idly, amused as he always had been at the romantic ideal she had made of the old French knight who had so strangely turned out to be the brother of his own far- away ancestor,- and then, on landing at Calais, was soon absorbed in numerous other thoughts and interests, and gradually dismissed the whole subject from his mind. - "Innocent Her Fancy and His Fact" by Marie Corelli
  4. The next morning the army marched to Calais. - "At Agincourt" by G. A. Henty
  5. The general traveler does not know that every Dover, Calais and Flushing Express is met and watched not only by Scotland Yard detectives but by special government officers. - "The Secrets of the German War Office" by Dr. Armgaard Karl Graves