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Delaware

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noun, Del·a·ware \ˈde-lə-ˌwer, -wər\

Definition of Delaware

plural Delaware or Delawares

  1. 1 :  a member of an American Indian people originally of the Delaware valley

  2. 2 :  the Algonquian language of the Delaware



Origin of delaware

Delaware River


First Known Use: 1721


Delaware

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geographical name Del·a·ware \ˈde-lə-ˌwer, -wər\

Definition of Delaware

  1. 1 river 296 miles (476 kilometers) E United States flowing S from S New York into Delaware Bay

  2. 2 state E United States ∗ Dover area 2057 square miles (5348 square kilometers), pop 897,934

  3. 3 city cen Ohio NNW of Columbus pop 34,753

Delawarean play \ˌde-lə-ˈwer-ē-ən\ noun



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