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From: Marion Gunn <[log in to unmask]>
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Sent: Friday, May 07, 1999 5:25 AM
Subject: Re: tri ceistean
> >Is there a translation or Gaelic spelling for Delaware, or should I just
> >use the American word all the time?
> Ciod e am facal Meireaganach air? What is the American word? (I believe
> "Delaware" is just an English transliteration of an American original.)
The Delaware river and the state of Delaware were named after Thomas West,
Baron De La Warr (1577-1618)
'S i a' Gha\idhlig an oighreachd agamsa.