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Delaware, river, United States

(Encyclopedia)Delaware dĕlˈəwâr, –wər [key], river, c.280 mi (450 km) long, rising in the Catskill Mts., SE N.Y., in east and west branches, which meet at Hancock. It flows SE along the New York–Pennsylvan...

Delaware, city, United States

(Encyclopedia)Delaware dĕlˈəwâr, –wər [key], city (2020 pop. 41,302), seat of Delaware co., central Ohio, on the ...

Delaware, state, United States

(Encyclopedia) CE5 Delaware dĕlˈəwâr, –wər, one of the Middle Atlantic states of the United States, the country's second smallest state (after Rhode Island). It is bordered by Maryland (W, S), and there is...

Chester, city, United States

(Encyclopedia)Chester, city (2020 pop. 32,605), Delaware co., SE Pa., on the Delaware River south of Philadelphia; settled c.1644 by Swedes, inc. as a city 1866. A po...

Trenton , cities, United States

(Encyclopedia)Trenton. 1 City (1990 pop. 20,586), Wayne co., SE Mich., on the Detroit River opposite Grosse Ile, in a farm area; settled 1816, inc. as a city 1957. An early river port, it has plants that make metal...

Delaware River Basin Compact

(Encyclopedia)Delaware River Basin Compact dĕlˈəwâr, –wər [key], providing for the utilization and development of the water resources of the Delaware River basin. In 1961 the federal government and the state...

Delaware, indigenous people of North America

(Encyclopedia)Delaware dĕlˈəwâr, –wər [key], English name given several closely related Native American groups of the Algonquian branch of the Algonquian-Wakashan linguistic stock (see Native American langua...

Camden, city, United States

(Encyclopedia)Camden, city (2020 pop. 71,791), seat of Camden co., W N.J., a port on the Delaware River opposite Philadelphia, settled 1681, inc. 1828. The opening of...

Thirteen Colonies, the

(Encyclopedia)Thirteen Colonies, the, term used for the colonies of British North America that joined together in the American Revolution against the mother country, adopted the Declaration of Independence in 1776,...

Kingston, cities, United States

(Encyclopedia)Kingston. 1 City (1990 pop. 23,095), seat of Ulster co., SE N.Y., on the Hudson River at the mouth of Rondout Creek; inc. as a village 1805, and as a city through the union (1872) of Kingston and Rond...
 

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