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[nawr-ich, -ij, nor- for 1; nawr-wich for 2] /ˈnɔr ɪtʃ, -ɪdʒ, ˈnɒr- for 1; ˈnɔr wɪtʃ for 2/
a city in E Norfolk, in E England: cathedral.
a city in SE Connecticut, on the Thames River. Unabridged
Based on the Random House Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2016.
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  • The only mails then brought to Yarmouth by rail were those from London and Norwich.

    Yarmouth Notes Frederick Danby Palmer
  • The man in the moon, Came tumbling down, And asked the way to Norwich.

  • A pre-restoration view is published of the east end of the cathedral, showing the slype, in Britton's "Norwich."

  • He was born in Benares in 1803, and educated at Norwich, England.

    Four Young Explorers Oliver Optic
  • The most important event in this diocese of late years was the holding of a Church Congress in Norwich.

  • She assigned the town of Norwich as the principal centre for their settlement.

    Belgium Emile Cammaerts
  • In the works of this 'Norwich School' the wide horizons of the Dutch artists often occur.

British Dictionary definitions for Norwich


a city in E England, administrative centre of Norfolk: cathedral (founded 1096); University of East Anglia (1963); traditionally a centre of the footwear industry, now has engineering, financial services. Pop: 174 047 (2001)
Collins English Dictionary - Complete & Unabridged 2012 Digital Edition
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