from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition
- n. A group of closely related Native American peoples formerly inhabiting the Delaware and Hudson river valleys and the area between, with present-day populations in Oklahoma, Kansas, Wisconsin, and Ontario. The Delaware formed a variety of political alliances in their westward migration after losing their lands to white settlement in the 17th and 18th centuries.
- n. A member of a Delaware people. Also called Lenape, Lenni Lenape.
- n. One or both of the Algonquian languages of the Delaware.
- A state of the eastern United States on the Atlantic Ocean. It was admitted as the first of the original Thirteen Colonies in 1787. Settled by the Dutch in 1631 and by Swedes in 1638, the region passed to England in 1664. It was part of William Penn's Pennsylvania grant from 1682 until 1776. Dover is the capital and Wilmington the largest city. Population: 865,000.
- n. A variety of grape having sweet, light red fruit.
from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License
- proper n. An indigenous Native American people.
- proper n. The Algonquian languages of these people.
- proper n. A river that arises in the Catskill mountains.
- proper n. A state of the United States of America. Capital: Dover.
- n. A member of the Delaware people.
- n. An American variety of grape, with compact bunches of small, sweet, amber-colored berries.
from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English
- n. one of the thirteen original states of the United States of America.
- n. An American grape, with compact bunches of small, amber-colored berries, sweet and of a good flavor.
from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.
- n. the Algonquian language spoken by the Delaware
- n. a river that rises in the Catskills in southeastern New York and flows southward along the border of Pennsylvania with New York and New Jersey to northern Delaware where it empties into Delaware Bay
- n. a member of an Algonquian people formerly living in New Jersey and New York and parts of Delaware and Pennsylvania
- n. one of the British colonies that formed the United States
- n. a Mid-Atlantic state; one of the original 13 colonies