1. [ noun ] (geography) 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
Synonyms: Delaware_River
Related terms: river New_York
2. [ noun ] (government,geography) a Mid-Atlantic state; one of the original 13 colonies
Synonyms: First_State de Diamond_State
Related terms: American_state Mid-Atlantic_states Wilmington Delaware_Bay Dover
3. [ noun ] (geography) one of the British colonies that formed the United States
Related terms: Colony
4. [ noun ] a member of an Algonquian people formerly living in New Jersey and New York and parts of Delaware and Pennsylvania
Related terms: Algonquian
5. [ noun ] (linguistics) the Algonquian language spoken by the Delaware people
Related terms: Algonquian
Similar spelling:   Delairea