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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.

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)

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.
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
Translations

Dover

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

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.
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Kcc disabled children & young persons social work service will be holding 2 market events in respect of the service they require to support the disabled children & young people they work with.Provided under the children act 1989 (s)17, children & families act 2014 and short breaks for carers o...Ible window of opportunity to transfer to adult services based on individual need.The 2 events are:3rd december 2018, 9.45am- 11.30 am the ark, noahs ark road, dover, kent ct17 odd6th december 2018, 9.45am - 11.30 am lenham community centre, groom way, lenham, maidstone, 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.
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