abbrev. DE or Del
state of the E U
.S., on the Atlantic: one of the 13 original states
; 1,954 sq mi
(5,060 sq km); pop. 784,000; cap
river flowing from the Pennsylvania-New York
and Pennsylvania-New Jersey borders
into Delaware Bay: c.
280 mi (451 km)
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