Definitions

from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition.

  • An area of the south-central United States extending on either side of the Mississippi River from Memphis, Tennessee, to Vicksburg, Mississippi. An important cotton-producing region, it is noted for its folk culture, especially as the home of some of the earliest blues music.

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  • noun The letter D in the ICAO spelling alphabet.
  • proper noun A municipality in British Columbia, Canada

Etymologies

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From its location near the delta of the Fraser River

Examples

  • In particular, the system of routing water from Northern California to Southern California via the Sacramento delta is under strain, in large part because of federal restrictions to protect species such as the endangered Delta smelt from pumps there.

    U.S. Opens Spigot for California Farmers

  • In particular, the system of routing water from Northern California to Southern California via the Sacramento delta is under strain, in large part because of federal restrictions to protect species such as the endangered Delta smelt from pumps there.

    U.S. Opens Spigot for California Farmers

  • In particular, the system of routing water from Northern California to Southern California via the Sacramento delta is under strain, in large part because of federal restrictions to protect species such as the endangered Delta smelt from pumps there.

    U.S. Opens Spigot for California Farmers

  • Never mind that fishermen, delta farmers, hotels, tackle manufacturers, Tribes, and many others support protecting and revitalizing the Delta, because these environmental laws protect their jobs and livelihoods.

    Doug Obegi: Hannity's Central Valley -- the Facts That Hannity Forgot

  • DON GRAHAM, WAITING FOR FAMILY AT DETROIT AIRPORT: I see the delta plane, which is probably another northwest plane with the Delta markings and the merger of the airlines and extreme southwest -- I'm sorry, southeast corner of the field is completely surrounded by emergency vehicles.

    CNN Transcript Dec 27, 2009

  • DELTA – An irrigation system might be the best thing to come out of a major highway project planned for Delta, but local farmers want to make sure that it gets built.

    22 « October « 2008 « Stephen Rees's blog

  • DELTA AND NORTHWEST STOCKHOLDERS MEETINGS: Delta and Northwest Airlines shareholders are expected to vote on proposed merger.

    ON THE RADAR: Thursday

  • The program says that if a customer can find a cheaper fare somewhere other than at delta. com within 24 hours of making a purchase, Delta will match the fare and send the customer a $100 credit.

    Tangled Web:

  • VIEW FAVORITES yahooBuzzArticleHeadline = 'Nigeria rebels declare cease-fire in oil-rich delta'; yahooBuzzArticleSummary = 'The possibility of more oil from Nigeria comes as a rebel group in the Delta agrees to compromise.'

    OpEdNews - Quicklink: Nigeria rebels declare cease-fire in oil-rich delta

  • DELTA – An irrigation system might be the best thing to come out of a major highway project planned for Delta, but local farmers want to make sure that it gets built.

    Farmers voice concerns over highway project « Stephen Rees's blog

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