noun, plural Del·a·wares, (especially collectively) Del·a·ware for 5.
- a red vinifera grape grown for table use that yields a white wine.
- the vine bearing this fruit.
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Contemporary Examples of delaware
We rented a house in New Castle, Delaware, that doubled as our filming location and lodging for the actors.Nitehawk Shorts Festival: ‘Brute,’ a Twisted Take on Playing in the Dark
November 28, 2014
Some months after Coltrane died, I was visiting a black college in Delaware.The Stacks: John Coltrane’s Mighty Musical Quest
October 18, 2014
I was impressed at the time to hear Biden schmooze with Maliki as if he were the governor of Delaware.Exposed: The White House’s Professor-in-Chief
October 8, 2014
But watching this from what I call my “bench on the beach” in Delaware I had been watching [Ebola coverage] all summer.Meet America’s New Top Ebola Fighter
September 26, 2014
Since then, bills legalizing same-sex marriage have been passed in Rhode Island and Delaware.The Coming Gay Marriage Witch Hunt
June 19, 2014
Historical Examples of delaware
I believe the whole crew of the Delaware was sorry when the cruise was up.Ned Myers
James Fenimore Cooper
If you mean the younger Delaware, he, too, has gone down with the water.
An evil spirit has been among us, and the Delaware has blinded our eyes.
"Beat it," repeated the young Delaware at the elbow of the scout.
Then the Delaware invited his guest to enter his own lodge, and share his morning meal.
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, probably ultimately from de la werre "of the war" (a warrior), from Old French werre/guerre "war."