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Do·ver

 (dō′vər)
1. A town of southeast England on the Strait of Dover opposite Calais, France. It has been a strategic port since Roman times and is the site of a well-preserved medieval castle.
2. The capital of Delaware, in the central part of the state. It was founded in 1683 on orders from William Penn.
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Dover

(ˈdəʊvə)
n
1. (Placename) 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)
2. (Placename) 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
3. (Placename) a city in the US, the capital of Delaware, founded in 1683: 18th-century buildings. Pop: 32 808 (2003 est)
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Do•ver

(ˈdoʊ vər)

n.
1. a seaport in E Kent, in SE England: point nearest the coast of France. 106,100.
2. Strait of. French, Pas de Calais. a strait between England and France, connecting the English Channel and the North Sea: narrowest point 20 mi. (32 km).
3. the capital of Delaware, in the central part. 23,512.
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ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.Dover - the capital of the state of DelawareDover - the capital of the state of Delaware
DE, Diamond State, First State, Delaware - a Mid-Atlantic state; one of the original 13 colonies
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Translations

Dover

[ˈdəʊvəʳ]
A. NDover m
B. CPD Dover sole Nlenguado m
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Dover

[ˈdəʊvər] nDouvres
in Dover → à DouvresDover sole nsole f
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The discovery in Dover, Kent, is thought to be the largest seizure of lethal weapons at a port in the UK.
The captain had to look away to protect his eyes as he docked the Spirit of France in Dover, Kent.
16 February 2018 - UK-based property investor LXi REIT plc (LSE: LXI) has exchanged contracts on the acquisition of the freehold interest in a portfolio of regulated long-let supported living properties located in Colchester, Essex, Birmingham and Dover, Kent, the company said.
My husband and I are retired and live in Dover, Kent, but as his family came from Tyneside, we made a trip there last week, and of course Ronnie was fresh in my mind again.
Tudor Tofoi, 21, of Dover, Kent, was found guilty by a jury at Canterbury Crown Court and has been jailed for 15 years.
The teen, a student at The Duke of York's Royal Military School in Dover, Kent, said: "It's important to remember those who gave their lives and their families left without a husband, father or son."
The suspect was held on suspicion of "facilitation offences" following the discovery of the Eritrean nationals in the HGV in Whitfield, near Dover, Kent, at 11.51am yesterday.
Sixteen-year-old Ella Birchenough, squeezed down the hole to try to fetch her phone in Dover, Kent.
And at Dover, Kent, witnesses reported an orange ball in the sky travelling steadily then dropping and, within minutes, another along the same path.
The workers are all based in Dover, Kent, where SeaFrance's three ferries used to operate until they stopped running in November because of the firm's financial problems.