Delaware Del"a*ware (d[e^]l"[.a]*w[^a]r), n. 1. one of the thirteen original states of the United States of America. [PJC]

2. (Bot.) An American grape, with compact bunches of small, amber-colored berries, sweet and of a good flavor. [1913 Webster]

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  • Delaware — Delaware1 [del′ə wer΄, del′əwar΄] n. 1. pl. Delawares or Delaware a member of any of a group of North American Indian peoples that lived in the Delaware River valley, now living mainly in Oklahoma and Ontario 2. the Algonquian language of these… …   English World dictionary

  • Delaware — U.S. state, river, Indian tribe, named for the bay, which was named for Baron (commonly Lord ) De la Warr (Thomas West, 1577 1618), first English colonial governor of Virginia. The family name is attested from 1201, from Delaware in Brasted, Kent …   Etymology dictionary

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