Delmarva Peninsula
geographical name peninsula E United States between Chesapeake & Delaware bays comprising Delaware & parts of Maryland & Virginia — see Eastern Shore

New Collegiate Dictionary. 2001.

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  • Delmarva Peninsula — map The Delmarva Peninsula is a large peninsula on the East Coast of the United States, occupied by most of Delaware and portions of Maryland and Virginia. The peninsula is almost 180 by 60 miles (300 by 100 km), and is bordered by the… …   Wikipedia

  • Delmarva Peninsula — [del mär′və] peninsula in the E U.S., between Chesapeake Bay on the west & Delaware Bay & the Atlantic on the east, consisting of Del. & parts of Md. & Va.: c. 180 mi (290 km) long …   English World dictionary

  • Delmarva Peninsula — Sp Delmárvos pùsiasalis Ap Delmarva Peninsula L JAV (Delaveras, Merilandas, Virdžinija) …   Pasaulio vietovardžiai. Internetinė duomenų bazė

  • Delmarva, península — Península en el este de EE.UU. Se extiende entre la bahía de Chesapeake y la bahía de Delaware y tiene 290 km (180 mi) aprox. de largo y hasta 110 km (70 mi) de ancho. Comprende partes de los estados de Delaware, Maryland y Virginia –de ahí su… …   Enciclopedia Universal

  • Delmarva Peninsula — /del mahr veuh/ a peninsula between Chesapeake and Delaware bays including most of Delaware and those parts of Maryland and Virginia E of Chesapeake Bay. Cf. Eastern shore. * * * Peninsula, eastern U.S. Extending between Chesapeake and Delaware… …   Universalium

  • Delmarva Peninsula — /dɛlˌmavə pəˈnɪnʃələ/ (say del.mahvuh puh ninshuhluh) noun a peninsula in the north eastern US between Chesapeake Bay and the Atlantic. About 290 km long, 115 km at widest part. {from Del(aware) Mar(yland) V(irgini)a, the three states on the… …   Australian English dictionary

  • Delmarva Peninsula — Del•mar′va Penin′sula [[t]dɛlˈmɑr və[/t]] n. geg a peninsula between Chesapeake and Delaware bays including most of Delaware and parts of Maryland and Virginia E of Chesapeake Bay Compare Eastern shore …   From formal English to slang

  • Delmarva Peninsula — /del mahr veuh/ a peninsula between Chesapeake and Delaware bays including most of Delaware and those parts of Maryland and Virginia E of Chesapeake Bay. Cf. Eastern shore …   Useful english dictionary

  • List of railroad lines in the Delmarva Peninsula — This is a list of all freight railroad (not streetcar or rapid transit) lines that have been built in the Delmarva Peninsula south of the Philadelphia, Wilmington and Baltimore Railroad, and does not deal with ownership changes from one company… …   Wikipedia

  • Delmarva Shorebirds — Founded in 1996 Salisbury, Maryland Team Logo …   Wikipedia

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