Delaware

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Synonyms for Delaware

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

a member of an Algonquian people formerly living in New Jersey and New York and parts of Delaware and Pennsylvania

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the Algonquian language spoken by the Delaware

References in classic literature ?
Among his hunters was a Delaware Indian who had remained faithful to him.
The night set in, but Buckeye, the Delaware Indian, was missing.
It is among these hills that the Delaware takes its rise; and flowing from the limpid lakes and thousand springs of this region the numerous sources of the Susquehanna meander through the valleys until, uniting their streams, they form one of the proudest rivers of the United States.
The remnants of the Mohicans, and the Delawares, of the Creeks, Choctaws, and Cherokees, are destined to fulfil their time on these vast plains.