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