Definition of Dover in English:


proper noun

  • 1A ferry port in Kent, in England, on the coast of the English Channel; population 35,200 (est. 2009). It is mainland Britain's nearest point to the Continent, being only 35 km (22 miles) from Calais.

    1. 1.1A shipping forecast area covering the Strait of Dover.
  • 2The state capital of Delaware; population 36,107 (est. 2008).