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Where did Delaware get its name?

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2016-03-30 12:44:44
2016-03-30 12:44:44

The state takes its name from Thomas West, 3rd Baron De La Warr, an English nobleman and Virginia's first colonial governor, after whom (what is now called) Cape Henlopenwas originally named

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