- seaport in Kent, SE England, on the Strait of Dover
Origin of Doverafter the seaport capital of Del., in the central part
- strait between France and England, joining the North Sea and the English Channel: narrowest point, 21 mi (34 km)
- 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.x
- The capital of Delaware, in the central part of the state. It was founded in 1683 on orders from William Penn.x
- For law and administration see Constitution of Delaware (Dover, 1899) and the Revised Code of 1852, amended 1893 (Wilmington, 1893).
- He died at Dover on the 10th of August 1784.
- The colonial records are preserved with those of New York and Pennsylvania; only one volume of the State Records has been published, and Minutes of the Council of Delaware State, 1776-1792 (Dover, 1886).
- War was declared in May 1652 after a fight between Blake and Tromp off Dover, and was continued with signal victories and defeats on both sides till 1654.
- In 1835 Margate was still a liberty of Dover and no right of citizenship could be acquired.