Origin of delta
Related Words for deltabasin, fjord, estuary, box, entrance, door, cavity, rim, gate, sound, canal, creek, gulf, harbor, strait, cove, bay, bayou, ingress, bight
Examples from the Web for delta
Contemporary Examples of delta
When Tonie Tobias started at Delta in 1996 she was shy and closeted.
I told them the story about how Delta helped her propose to me in the middle of the international terminal here at Delta.
Delta was a sponsor of the HRC dinner here in Atlanta and I went and met her there.
Companies like Delta, Apple, and Nike flex their political muscle on behalf of gay rights.Corporations Are No Longer Silent on LGBT Issues
December 24, 2014
It was because of Delta that I actually started helping out in the community, volunteering.
Historical Examples of delta
He was exiled at the age of 30 to Tomi, a town south of the delta of the Danube.The Story of the Invention of Steel Pens
The oval between the river and the hills to the East is known as the "Delta."The Negro Farmer
The Delta records a benefit given him at the theatre in 1854.
It empties into the Caspian Sea, with a delta of more than seventy branches.The Story of Russia
R. Van Bergen, M.A.
The Karens are numerically the strongest and live in the delta of the Irrawaddy.Travels in the Far East
Ellen Mary Hayes Peck
Word Origin for delta
c.1200, Greek letter shaped like a triangle, equivalent to our "D," the name from Phoenician daleth "tent door." Herodotus used it of the mouth of the Nile, and it was so used in English from 1550s; applied to other river mouths from 1790.