a seaport in eastern Kent, in southeastern England: point nearest the coast of France.
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How to use Dover in a sentence
That was brought home as we watched the scene at Dover airbase when 13 young heroes’ caskets came home.Opinion | War, COVID, voting rights, Ida: What’s a gurl to do? | Peter Rosenstein | September 2, 2021 | Washington Blade
Once offered as a special, pricey Dover sole is now available throughout the week.Tosca returns to business downtown with a fresh look and new chef | Tom Sietsema | June 4, 2021 | Washington Post
He said many of Rehoboth’s large number of LGBTQ residents and visitors usually attend the Delaware Pride events in Dover.U.S. Pride organizers debate in-person vs. virtual events for 2021 | Lou Chibbaro Jr. | April 1, 2021 | Washington Blade
The British military and National Health Service will establish multiple testing sites in Kent, the county where Dover is located, Sky News reported.France agrees to reopen border after U.K.’s trucking route to Europe paralyzed over mutant virus fears | kdunn6 | December 23, 2020 | Fortune
The British Retail Consortium estimates that around 40% of the food supermarkets import comes through Dover, with a higher proportion for fresh produce.Lufthansa will airlift food to the U.K. amid border closure and fears of food shortages due to new COVID strain | Rachel King | December 22, 2020 | Fortune
A Stars Stripes article included a photo of the soldiers arriving at the port mortuary at Dover Air Force Base, Delaware.
He testified in the Dover trial in 2005, and was instrumental in keeping “Intelligent Design” out of the local schools there.Meet the Prizewinning Catholic Biologist Creationists Can’t Stand | Karl W. Giberson | April 6, 2014 | THE DAILY BEAST
The money is intended to assist with travel to meet the body at Dover Air Force Base in Delaware and to cover funeral expenses.Death Benefit Scandal Is the Government Shutdown’s Ultimate Insult | Michael Daly | October 10, 2013 | THE DAILY BEAST
The first day he greeted military caskets at Dover Air Force Base.
On Monday, her remains were flown in to Dover Air Force Base in Delaware.Anne Smedinghoff, the Hero Diplomat We Lost in Afghanistan | Michael Daly | April 9, 2013 | THE DAILY BEAST
The wind being unfavourable, we were obliged, during the night, to tack in the neighbourhood of Dover.A Woman's Journey Round the World | Ida Pfeiffer
He came openly by the Calais packet, walked into the best inn at Dover, and ordered posthorses for London.The History of England from the Accession of James II. | Thomas Babington Macaulay
One day the Bristol mail was robbed; another day the Dover coach; then the Norwich waggon.The History of England from the Accession of James II. | Thomas Babington Macaulay
It happened to be a preparation of that nauseous drug familiarly known as "Dover's powder."Elster's Folly | Mrs. Henry Wood
Even in early historic times its estuary must have occupied a great part of the land on which stands modern Dover.The Towns of Roman Britain | James Oliver Bevan
British Dictionary definitions for Dover
a port in SE England, in E Kent on the Strait of Dover: the only one of the Cinque Ports that is still important; a stronghold since ancient times and Caesar's first point of attack in the invasion of Britain (55 bc). Pop: 34 087 (2001)
Strait of Dover a strait between SE England and N France, linking the English Channel with the North Sea. Width: about 32 km (20 miles): French name: Pas de Calais
a city in the US, the capital of Delaware, founded in 1683: 18th-century buildings. Pop: 32 808 (2003 est)
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