from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition
- A historical region of eastern England bordering on the North Sea. Settled in prehistoric times, it was part of the Anglo-Saxon kingdom of East Anglia. Its name means the "northern people,” as opposed to the "southern people” of Suffolk.
- An independent city of southeast Virginia on Hampton Roads southeast of Richmond. Founded in 1682 and today the largest city of Virginia, it has been a major naval base since the American Revolution. Population: 229,000.
from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License
- proper n. A maritime county of eastern England bordered by Cambridgeshire, Lincolnshire, Suffolk and the North Sea.
- proper n. A language of Norfolk Island, also spelt Norfuk.
- proper n. A town in Virginia or the naval base (the world's largest) situated there.
from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English
- n. Short for norfolk jacket.
from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.
- n. port city located in southeastern Virginia on the Elizabeth River at the mouth of Chesapeake Bay; headquarters of the Atlantic fleet of the United States Navy
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