Definition of “the Channel Tunnel” - English Dictionary

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“the Channel Tunnel” in British English

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the Channel Tunnelnoun

uk /ˌtʃæn.əl ˈtʌn.əl/ us /ˌtʃæn.əl ˈtʌn.əl/ informal the Chunnel

Examples from literature

  • Is there any objection to the construction of the Channel Tunnel? 
  • When is the Government going to commence operations in connection with the Channel Tunnel? asks a correspondent in a daily paper. 

(Definition of “the Channel Tunnel” from the Cambridge Advanced Learner's Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)

“the Channel Tunnel” in Business English

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the Channel Tunnelnoun

uk us TRANSPORT

a tunnel for trains that goes under the sea between England and France

(Definition of “the Channel Tunnel” from the Cambridge Business English Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)