De La Warr
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De La Warr(dĕl′ə wâr′, wər), Baron. Title of Thomas West. 1577-1618.
English-born American colonial administrator chosen as the first governor of the Virginia Company colony. He arrived at Jamestown in 1610 in time to prevent the colonists from deserting the settlement.
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De La Warr(ˈdɛləˌwɛə)
(Biography) Baron, title of Thomas West, known as Lord Delaware. 1577–1618, English administrator in America; first governor of Virginia (1610)
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De La Warr
or Del•a•ware(ˈdɛl əˌwɛər)
12th Baron (Thomas West), 1577–1618, 1st English colonial governor of Virginia.
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