American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, Fourth Edition
- Ruling house of England (1461-1485), including Edward IV, Edward V, and Richard III. During the Wars of the Roses its symbol was a white rose.
- A borough of northern England on the Ouse River east-northeast of Leeds. Originally a Celtic settlement, it was later held by Romans, Angles, Danes, and Normans. Population: 137,000.
- A city of southern Pennsylvania south-southeast of Harrisburg. Settled in 1735, it was the meeting place of the Continental Congress in 1777-1778 during the British occupation of Philadelphia. Population: 40,500.
- York, Alvin Cullum Known as "Sergeant York.” 1887-1964. American World War I hero famed for his single-handed attack on a German post.
- CapeYork The northernmost point of Australia, on Torres Strait at the tip of Cape York Peninsula.
- CapeYork A cape of northwest Greenland in northern Baffin Bay.
Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- In cricket, to bowl a batsman out with a ball which pitches in his block-hole, or within a few inches of it.
- n. A city in North Yorkshire, England.
- n. The House of York, a dynasty of English kings and one of the opposing factions involved in the 15th century Wars of the Roses. The name comes from the fact that its members were descended from Edmund of Langley, 1st Duke of York; their symbol was a white rose.
- n. Former name of Toronto (used before 1834).
- n. A habitational surname from the city or the county; See also Yorke.
- n. the English royal house (a branch of the Plantagenet line) that reigned from 1461 to 1485; its emblem was a white rose
- From Old Norse Jórvík, from Old English Eoforwīċ, from Latin Eborācum, from Brythonic Eborakon (compare Old Welsh Caer Ebrauc, mod. Efrog), from eburo 'yew; black alder' (compare Welsh efwr, Breton evor). (Wiktionary)
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“It is situated on a neck of land nearly opposite to the town of York, and on the bank of the _York River_, here about a mile and half wide.”
“YORK -- The principal of one of "America's Best High Schools," who knew his students so well that he once called an athlete every morning to wake him up for school, will lead the York school district as its new superintendent.”
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“YORK -- Pat Guerry Hodnett, a long-time resident of York, turned to fiction writing after retiring from teaching in public school for 28 years.”
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“Murphie is abolutely correct and I might add the big one for WWI was Alvin York from the Valley of the three forks of the Wolf in Tennessee.”
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