Delmarva Peninsula


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Del·mar·va Peninsula

 (dĕl-mär′və)
A peninsula of the eastern United States separating Chesapeake Bay from Delaware Bay and the Atlantic Ocean. It includes most of Delaware and parts of eastern Maryland and Virginia.

Delmarva Peninsula

(dɛlˈmɑːvə)
n
(Placename) a peninsula of the northeast US, between Chesapeake Bay and the Atlantic

Del•mar′va Penin′sula

(dɛlˈmɑr və)
n.
a peninsula between Chesapeake and Delaware bays including most of Delaware and parts of Maryland and Virginia E of Chesapeake Bay. Compare Eastern shore.
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The transition was predicated by the ever-growing poultry industry on the Delmarva Peninsula (Delmarva is an abbreviation of the three states that comprise the peninsula--Delaware, Maryland, and Virginia), and with nearly a million chickens being processed every week, there is a real need for grain to feed the hungry critters.
Maryland Governor Larry Hogan and Delaware Governor John Carney on Friday thanked PJMs Board of Managers for presenting alternatives to financing the $279 million Artificial Island transmission line project, and urged the Federal Energy Regulatory Commission (FERC) to consider a new cost allocation that will not unfairly burden electric ratepayers on the Delmarva Peninsula.
Philadelphia, Baltimore and the Delmarva peninsula aren't expected to receive as much snow, however blizzard-like conditions could still bring a little less than a foot of snow to those areas, according to reports.
Artesian Resources operates as the holding company for wholly-owned subsidiaries offering water, wastewater services and related services on the Delmarva Peninsula.
Adams Radio of Delmarva Peninsula, LLC, Bayshore Media and Seaford Media, LLC are swapping assets at the shore.
profiles 56 notable African Americans in her new book Compass Points: Profiles and Biographies of African Americans From the Delmarva Peninsula.
The Chesapeake Bay is an estuary lying inland from the Atlantic Ocean, and surrounded by the North American mainland to the West, and the Delmarva Peninsula to the East.
metro area as well as Northern Virginia and the Delmarva Peninsula.
A member of the class of 1967, the Delmarva Peninsula fox squirrel (Sciurus niger cinereus) was among the first animals considered to be threatened with extinction.
The furry grey prisoner, released after being weighed and checked, offered yet another sign that the Delmarva Peninsula fox squirrel, once vanishingly rare, has come back.
Artesian Water Company, the principal subsidiary, is the oldest and largest investor-owned public water utility on the Delmarva Peninsula and has been providing water service since 1905.
and becoming an extratropical low over the DelMarVa peninsula.