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Channel Tunnel   /tʃˈænəl tˈənəl/   Listen
Channel Tunnel

The railroad tunnel between France and England under the English Channel.  Synonym: chunnel.

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"Channel Tunnel" Quotes from Famous Books

... war may legally commence with a hostile act on one side, not preceded by declaration. How frequently this has occurred in practice may be seen from a glance at an historical statement prepared for the War Office by Colonel Maurice a propos of the objections to a Channel tunnel. Whether or no hostilities had previously occurred upon the mainland, I hold that the acts of the Japanese commander in boarding the Kowshing and threatening her with violence in case of disobedience to his orders ...
— Letters To "The Times" Upon War And Neutrality (1881-1920) • Thomas Erskine Holland

Words linked to "Channel Tunnel" :   railroad tunnel

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