Definitions

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English.

  • noun one of the thirteen original states of the United States of America.
  • noun (Bot.) An American grape, with compact bunches of small, amber-colored berries, sweet and of a good flavor.

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  • proper noun An indigenous Native American people.
  • proper noun The Algonquian languages of these people.
  • proper noun A river that arises in the Catskill mountains.
  • proper noun A state of the United States of America. Capital: Dover.
  • noun A member of the Delaware people.
  • noun An American variety of grape, with compact bunches of small, sweet, amber-colored berries.

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  • noun the Algonquian language spoken by the Delaware
  • noun 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
  • noun a member of an Algonquian people formerly living in New Jersey and New York and parts of Delaware and Pennsylvania
  • noun one of the British colonies that formed the United States
  • noun a Mid-Atlantic state; one of the original 13 colonies

Etymologies

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Derived from the name of Thomas West, 3rd Baron De La Warr.

Examples

  • DELAWARE: Benefits 20,000 workers in Delaware, representing 10.4 percent of all hourly workers in the state.

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  • DOVER, DELAWARE: A Delaware grand jury returned a sweeping indictment Monday against a pediatrician accused of serial molestation in what could be one of the worst child sex abuse cases in US history.

    The Times of India

  • DELAWARE - There are still thousands of residents without power Thursday night in the State of Delaware.

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  • DELAWARE - There are still thousands of residents without power Thursday night in the State of Delaware.

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  • DELAWARE - Many students in Delaware are still out of school due to the weather.

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  • DELAWARE - A Delaware man is facing a slew of felony charges stemming from a road rage incident.

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  • DELAWARE - Four people are behind bars in Delaware, accused in a casino fraud investigation.

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  • DELAWARE - Police in Delaware are still on the lookout for a hit and run driver involved in

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  • DELAWARE - Four people are behind bars in Delaware, accused in a casino fraud investigation.

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  • DELAWARE - Many students in Delaware are still out of school due to the weather.

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