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Delmarva

Syllabification: Del·mar·va
Pronunciation: /delˈmärvə/

Entry from US English dictionary

(also Delmarva Peninsula)

Definition of Delmarva in English:

A peninsular region 180 miles (290 km) long in the eastern US that includes Delaware, the Eastern Shore of Maryland, and a small strip of Virginia; it separates Chesapeake Bay from the Atlantic Ocean.

Origin

acronym from Delaware, Maryland, and Virginia.

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