Definition of Dover

1. Noun. The capital of the state of Delaware.

Exact synonyms: Capital Of Delaware
Generic synonyms: State Capital
Group relationships: De, Delaware, Diamond State, First State



Definition of Dover

1. Proper noun. A major port in Kent, England. ¹

2. Proper noun. The capital of the US state of Delaware. ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

Definition of Dover

1. to doze [v -ED, -ING, -S] - See also: doze

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Dougo
Dover (current term)
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Dover's powders
Dovre
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Dowland
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Down's

Literary usage of Dover

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1. The Promised Land by Mary Antin (1912)
"Dover Street was my fairest garden of girlhood, a gate of paradise, ... Dover Street was a prison, a school of discipline, a battlefield of sordid strife. ..."

2. Notes and Queries by Martim de Albuquerque (1858)
"Some four or five weeks back an inquirer wished for information respecting a said-to-be contemplated “ History of Dover,” by the celebrated Dr. Dibdin, ..."

3. Bulletin of the New York Public Library by New York Public Library (1910)
"On some antiquities in the possession of the corporation of Dover. 2 pi. (Jour. ... Dover, with its surroundings. A handbook for visitors and residents. ..."

4. The Life of Charles Dickens by John Forster (1874)
"Audiences at Canterbury ami Dover. ' women generally, in the matter of Dora ... A storm was at this time sweeping round the coast, and while at Dover he had ..."

5. Dictionary of National Biography by LESLIE. STEPHEN, Sidney Lee (1888)
"who fought under Prince Rupert, and was father of John Dover [qv] [Wood's ... In 1684 Dover began practice in Bristol. In 1708, with other adventurers, ..."

6. The History of the Norman Conquest of England: Its Causes and Its Results by Edward Augustus Freeman (1869)
"The town of Dover lies, like that of Hastings, between two heights. The easternmost of the two had been made a post of defence in the days of the ancient ..."

7. The New England Historical and Genealogical Register by Henry Fritz-Gilbert Waters (1855)
"In the autumn of 1638 came to Dover ; became Governor of the plantation by popular election ; involved himself in difficulties ; left there about Sept. ..."

8. The Political History of England by William Hunt, Reginald Lane Poole (1906)
"When the little troop were still some miles short of Dover, he and his men ... When they reached Dover they showed at once their intention to take up their ..."

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