Delaware


Del·a·ware

noun \ˈde-lə-ˌwer, -wər\
plural Delaware or Delawares

Definition of DELAWARE

1
:  a member of an American Indian people originally of the Delaware valley
2
:  the Algonquian language of the Delaware

Origin of DELAWARE

Delaware River
First Known Use: 1721

Del·a·ware

geographical name \ˈde-lə-ˌwer, -wər\

Definition of DELAWARE

1
river 296 miles (476 kilometers) E United States flowing S from S New York into Delaware Bay
2
state E United States Dover area 2057 square miles (5348 square kilometers), pop 897,934
3
city cen Ohio NNW of Columbus pop 34,753
Del·a·war·ean \ˌde-lə-ˈwer-ē-ən\ noun

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