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 22 miles (35 km) from Calais, France.

  • 2The capital of Delaware, in the central part of the state; population 36,107 (est. 2008).

  • 3An industrial city in southeastern New Hampshire; population 28,609 (est. 2008).

  • 4A township in southeastern New Jersey, on Barnegat Bay; population 89,706 (2000).



/ˈdōvər/ /ˈdoʊvər/