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Definition of Delaware from the Oxford Advanced American Dictionary

 

Delaware

 
NAmE//ˈdɛləˌwɛr//
 
(abbreviation DE)
 
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a small state in the eastern United States. Its capital city is Dover and its largest city is Wilmington. Delaware was one of the original thirteen colonies and is sometimes called the First State because it was the first to accept the U.S. Constitution.
See the Oxford Advanced Learner's Dictionary entry: Delaware