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Noun: Delaware  'de-lu,wehr
  1. A member of an Algonquian people formerly living in New Jersey and New York and parts of Delaware and Pennsylvania
     
  2. 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
    - Delaware River
     
  3. A Mid-Atlantic state; one of the original 13 colonies
    - Diamond State, First State, DE
     
  4. The Algonquian language spoken by the Delaware
     
  5. One of the British colonies that formed the United States

Derived forms: Delawares

Type of: Algonquian, Algonquian language, Algonquin, American state, Colony, river

Part of: America, Empire State, Mid-Atlantic states, New York, New York State, NY, the States, U.S., U.S.A., United States, United States of America, US, USA

Encyclopedia: Delaware, OK