Definition of Delmarva in English:

Delmarva

(also Delmarva Peninsula)

proper noun

  • 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 Del aware, Mar yland, and V irgini a.

Pronunciation:

Delmarva

/delˈmärvə/