1. A municipal borough of southeast England on the Strait of Dover opposite Calais, France. Site of a Roman lighthouse, it has been a strategic port since medieval times. The chalk cliffs rising above the city have caves and tunnels originally used by smugglers. Population, 33,700.
2. The capital of Delaware, in the central part of the state. Founded in 1683 on orders from William Penn, it became capital in 1777. Population, 27,630.
3. A city of southeast New Hampshire northwest of Portsmouth. It was the first permanent settlement in New Hampshire (c. 1623). Population, 25,042.