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Delaware

Del·a·ware

Delaware

 
pronunciation:
de l weIr
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part of speech: noun
inflections: Delaware, Delawares
definition 1: an eastern U.S. state between Maryland and New Jersey. (abbr.: DE)
definition 2: a member of an American Indian tribe that formerly lived near the central Atlantic coast.
definition 3: the Algonquian language of this tribe.
Word History
Delaware gets its name from Delaware Bay, which was named in honor of Lord De La Warr, governor of the English colony of Virginia.