York



a member of the royal house of England that ruled from 1461 to 1485.
1st Duke of (Edmund of Langley) 1341–1402, progenitor of the house of York (son of Edward III).
Alvin Cullum
[kuhl-uh m] /ˈkʌl əm/ (Show IPA), (Sergeant) 1887–1964, U.S. soldier.
(def 1).
Ancient Eboracum. a city in , in NE England, on the Ouse: the capital of Roman Britain; cathedral.
a city in SE Pennsylvania: meeting of the Continental Congress 1777–78.
an estuary in E Virginia, flowing SE into Chesapeake Bay. 40 miles (64 km) long.
Cape, a cape at the NE extremity of Australia.
Contemporary Examples

None of which changes the fact that he should be buried in York.
Times Leader Writers Can’t Decide Where Richard III Should Be Buried Tom Sykes November 26, 2013

Her stories about the media business have been recognized by the Newswomen’s Club of New York and the New York Press Club.
How Old Money Beat Murdoch Sarah Ellison May 26, 2010

ND: In my very junior days, I was one of the few women pitching for a New York bank in Texas.
Industry Trailblazer to Aspiring Women Pros: Stand Up and Be Counted Daily Beast Promotions November 13, 2011

When the doors open at York Street, Hipster Armwarmers yells out, “Last applause before Manhattan!”
Subway Euphoria Jessi Klein November 4, 2008

York queried her about her past statement that women should be submissive to their husbands.
Rick Perry’s Bachmann Gift Kirsten Powers August 11, 2011

Historical Examples

York Factory supplying the requirements of the former and Moose Factory the latter.
Canadian Wilds Martin Hunter

The honeymoon will be spent at the town-house of the groom, in York Terrace.
The Spenders Harry Leon Wilson

I wait, with Madame my wife, the coming of our brigade from York, now one day overdue.
The Maid of the Whispering Hills Vingie E. Roe

The Archbishop of York talked of patience and good contrivance.
Cameos from English History, from Rollo to Edward II Charlotte Mary Yonge

They declined in a letter to the Duke of York, alleging differences on grounds of policy too deep to admit of a coalition.
The Political History of England – Vol XI George Brodrick

verb
(transitive) (cricket) to bowl or try to bowl (a batsman) by pitching the ball under or just beyond the bat
noun
a historic city in NE England, in York unitary authority, North Yorkshire, on the River Ouse: the military capital of Roman Britain; capital of the N archiepiscopal province of Britain since 625, with a cathedral (the Minster) begun in 1154; noted for its cycle of medieval mystery plays; unusually intact medieval walls; university (1963). Pop: 137 505 (2001) Latin name Eboracum
a unitary authority in NE England, in North Yorkshire. Pop: 183 100 (2003 est). Area: 272 sq km (105 sq miles)
Cape York, a cape in NE Australia, in Queensland at the N tip of the Cape York Peninsula, extending into the Torres Strait: the northernmost point of Australia
noun
the English royal house that reigned from 1461 to 1485 and was descended from Richard Plantagenet, Duke of York (1411–60), whose claim to the throne precipitated the Wars of the Roses. His sons reigned as Edward IV and Richard III
Alvin C(ullum). 1887–1964, US soldier and hero of World War I
Duke of, full name Prince Frederick Augustus, Duke of York and Albany. 1763–1827, second son of George III of Great Britain and Ireland. An undistinguished commander-in-chief of the British army (1798–1809), he is the “grand old Duke of York” of the nursery rhyme
Prince Andrew, Duke of. born 1960, second son of Elizabeth II of Great Britain and Northern Ireland. He married (1986) Miss Sarah Ferguson; they divorced in 1996; their first daughter, Princess Beatrice of York, was born in 1988 and their second, Princess Eugenie of York, in 1990

city in northern England, Old English Eoforwic, earlier Eborakon (c.150), an ancient Celtic name, probably meaning “Yew-Tree Estate,” but Eburos may also be a personal name. Yorkshire pudding is recorded from 1747; Yorkshire terrier first attested 1872; short form Yorkie is from 1950.

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