Definition of Delaware

1. 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.

Exact synonyms: Delaware River
Group relationships: De, Diamond State, First State, Empire State, New York, New York State, Ny
Generic synonyms: River

2. Noun. A member of an Algonquian people formerly living in New Jersey and New York and parts of Delaware and Pennsylvania.
Generic synonyms: Algonquian, Algonquin

3. Noun. One of the British colonies that formed the United States.
Generic synonyms: Colony

4. Noun. A Mid-Atlantic state; one of the original 13 colonies.

5. Noun. The Algonquian language spoken by the Delaware.

Definition of Delaware

1. n. An American grape, with compact bunches of small, amber-colored berries, sweet and of a good flavor.

Definition of Delaware

1. Proper noun. An indigenous Native American people. ¹

2. Proper noun. The Algonquian languages of these people. ¹

3. Proper noun. A river that arises in the Catskill mountains. ¹

4. Proper noun. A (USstate) Capital: Dover. ¹

5. Noun. A member of the Delaware people. ¹

6. Noun. An American variety of grape, with compact bunches of small, sweet, amber-colored berries. ¹

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Medical Definition of Delaware

1. An American grape, with compact bunches of small, amber-coloured berries, sweet and of a good flavor. Source: Websters Dictionary (01 Mar 1998)

Lexicographical Neighbors of Delaware

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delaware (current term)
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Literary usage of Delaware

Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:

1. United States Statutes at Large: Containing the Laws and Concurrent by United States (1868)
"... united States of America and the delaware Tribe of Indians ; Concluded July 4, 1866 ; Ratification advised July 26, 1866 ; Proclaimed August 10, 1866. ..."

2. The American Historical Review by American historical association (1898)
"THE delaware BILL OF RIGHTS OF 1776 ALTHOUGH the delaware constitution of 1776 ... As delaware was one of the first states, after the outbreak of the ..."

3. The Catholic Encyclopedia: An International Work of Reference on the by Charles George Herbermann, Edward Aloysius Pace, Condé Bénoist Pallen, Thomas Joseph Shahan, John Joseph Wynne (1913)
"During that time he performed efficient service in lower delaware Bay; on 31 March, 1776, he put to sea, States navy was permanently organized by Act of . ..."

4. Poems of American History by Burton Egbert Stevenson (1908)
"And God has crossed the delaware! WILL CARLETON. ... THE BATTLE OF TRENTON The delaware see! the be The light obscured by ha.i But no signs of disms Our ..."

5. The Popular Science Monthly (1894)
"crosses Sullivan County until the delaware River is reached, where quarrying is carried on all the way from Port Jervis to Narrowsburg on both sides of the ..."

6. The Standard Cyclopedia of Horticulture: A Discussion for the Amateur, and by Liberty Hyde Bailey (1916)
"The Coastal Plain areas in New Jersey, delaware, and along the eastern shore of ... The states of Maryland, delaware, and New Jersey, which geographically ..."

7. The Constitution of the United States of America: With an Alphabetical by William Hickey, United States (1854)
"delaware. His excellency Thomas Collins, esq., President, captain-general and commander-in-chief of the delaware State, to all to whom these presents shall ..."

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