Definition of Delaware river
1. Noun. A river that rises in the Catskills in southeastern New York and flows southward along the border of Pennsylvania with New York and New Jersey to northern Delaware where it empties into Delaware Bay.
Group relationships: De, Delaware, Diamond State, First State, Empire State, New York, New York State, Ny
Generic synonyms: River
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Lexicographical Neighbors of Delaware River
Literary usage of Delaware river
Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:
1. The American Journal of International Law by American Society of International Law (1907)
"Below the twelve-mile circle, the true boundary between Delaware and New Jersey will be adjudged to be the middle of the main ship channel in delaware river ..."
2. The Encyclopedia Americana: A Library of Universal Knowledge (1920)
"delaware river is about 315 miles long and empties into Delaware Bay, which is 50 miles long. ... Wilmington Harbor on the delaware river, at the mouth of ..."
3. The Popular Science Monthly (1894)
"crosses Sullivan County until the delaware river is reached, where quarrying is carried on ... The stone produced here, as well as along the delaware river, ..."
4. Documents Relative to the Colonial History of the State of New-York by John Romeyn Brodhead, Berthold Fernow, Edmund Bailey O'Callaghan, New York (State). Legislature (1858)
"Resolution of the Common Council of Amsterdam, appropriating 6000 guilders for the pressing necessities of the Colonie on the delaware river, Ac. 164 1661. ..."
5. Pennsylvania Archives by Pennsylvania Dept. of public instruction, Pennsylvania State library, Harrisburg, Pennsylvania State Library (1890)
"ol one to be High Sheriff in delaware river having conceived a good Opinion of the Fittness and Capacity of the sd Edmond Cantwell to officiate in ..."
6. Industrial Arts Index by H.W. Wilson Company (1914)
"bridge across the delaware river, Philadelphia & Reading Ry. il plans Eng N 69:1101-8 My 29 43 Bridges, Iron and steel Columbia river bridge at Trail, ..."
7. A Short But Comprehensive System of the Geography of the World: By Way of by Nathaniel Dwight (1805)
"... E. by the delaware river and bay ; and S. and W. by Maryland. A. It is in many places unhealthy, the land being flat, the waters of ..."