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[wawr-ik, wor- or for 4, wawr-wik, wor-] /ˈwɔr ɪk, ˈwɒr- or for 4, ˈwɔr wɪk, ˈwɒr-/
Earl of (Richard Neville, Earl of Salisbury"the Kingmaker") 1428–71, English military leader and statesman.
a town in Warwickshire in central England.
a city in E Rhode Island. Unabridged
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  • After many changes it came to the Grevilles, who are now the Earls of Warwick.

  • That night in Warwick Gardens, it had been like the touch of some evil magician's wand.

    The Missionary George Griffith
  • Like a flash that other scene in Warwick Gardens came back to him.

    The Missionary George Griffith
  • Here Margaret of Anjou and her son were reconciled to Warwick.

    Shawl-Straps Louisa M. Alcott
  • But I never can make out how Warwick Castle got built by that dull bit of river.

    Hortus Inclusus John Ruskin
British Dictionary definitions for Warwick


a town in central England, administrative centre of Warwickshire, on the River Avon: 14th-century castle, with collections of armour and waxworks: the university of Warwick (1965) is in Coventry. Pop: 23 350 (2001)


Earl of, title of Richard Neville, known as the Kingmaker. 1428–71, English statesman. During the Wars of the Roses, he fought first for the Yorkists, securing the throne (1461) for Edward IV, and then for the Lancastrians, restoring Henry VI (1470). He was killed at Barnet by Edward IV
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