from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition
- A historical region and former county of northern England. It was part of Northumbria in Anglo-Saxon times.
from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License
- proper n. England's largest county. Situated in the north-east England; divided into three ridings, (North, West and East, and The City Of York). Since 1974 for administration purposes local government has used different divisions.
- n. Shorter name for Yorkshire pudding.
from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English
- n. A county in the north of England.
from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.
- n. a former large county in northern England; in 1974 it was divided into three smaller counties
Exton for sending to me an account of a Yorkshire clerk which, by the kindness of the editor of the _Yorkshire Weekly Post_, I am enabled to reproduce.
One of my reading group friends in Yorkshire is a doctor who works with homeless people; she spends a lot of her work time dealing with drug and alcohol addiction problems.
# One of the things I'm doing in Yorkshire is finding out how difficult it is to learn not to see like cameras, which has had such an effect on us.
Hoare also reflects on Herman Melville and the composition of his great work, and even tracks down a specific whale skeleton in Yorkshire which is explicitly mentioned in Moby-dick.
Graveyard for Roman gladiators revealed in Yorkshire
And autumn, in east Yorkshire, is the time of Hull Fair.
Next week we'll be in Yorkshire, around Janet's Foss and Malham, where the ash grows from the limestone.
Former public school kids who heard my accent and learned I was from a state school in Yorkshire assumed I was "thick" (direct quote), and were "amazed" (another direct quote) to hear that I was one of the top three students on my undergraduate degree course.
Maybe I lived in Yorkshire in a previous life, I can understand that accent better than Irish ...
I sometimes thought myself in Yorkshire, sometimes among London cockneys, and sometimes among the best bred people .