Dover

UK:*UK and possibly other pronunciationsUK and possibly other pronunciations/ˈdəʊvər/US:USA pronunciation: respellingUSA pronunciation: respelling(dōvər)


WordReference Random House Unabridged Dictionary of American English © 2020
Do•ver  (dōvər),USA pronunciation n. 
  1. Place Namesa seaport in E Kent, in SE England: point nearest the coast of France. 101,700.
  2. Place NamesStrait of. French,  Pas de Calais. a strait between England and France, connecting the English Channel and the North Sea: least width 20 mi. (32 km).
  3. Place Namesa city in and the capital of Delaware, in the central part. 23,512.
  4. Place Namesa city in SE New Hampshire. 22,377.
  5. Place Namesa town in N New Jersey. 14,681.
  6. Place Namesa city in E Ohio. 11,526.

Collins Concise English Dictionary © HarperCollins Publishers::
Dover /ˈdəʊvə/ n
  1. 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. Strait of Dovera 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. a city in the US, the capital of Delaware, founded in 1683: 18th-century buildings. Pop: 32 808 (2003 est)
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