- a county in E England. 2068 sq. mi. (5355 sq. km).
- a seaport in SE Virginia: naval base.
- a city in NE Nebraska.
Examples from the Web for norfolk
Contemporary Examples of norfolk
Two of the Norfolk four pled guilty, and two were convicted at trial.The Myth of the Central Park Five
October 19, 2014
“It has hit the Prince very hard,” a friend of the Norfolk landowner tells the Daily Telegraph's Tim Walker.Prince Charles's Best Friend, Hugh van Cutsem, Dies
September 4, 2013
He has since been recovering at the Royals's country estate in Norfolk.Prince Philip To Return To Public Life
August 9, 2013
Ann Whiting, of Castle Rising, Norfolk presented the couple with a crocheted shawl which she had spent six months making.Who You Calling Bald? Prince Meets Eagle
August 1, 2013
Norfolk police today told the Daily Beast that the man is still in a critical condition.Queen's Worker Critical After Driving Mower Into Lake
July 10, 2013
Historical Examples of norfolk
For very fear of himself, he thrust his hands in the pockets of his Norfolk coat.
The weather was warm, and he carried his Norfolk coat over his arm.
Norfolk, Suffolk, Essex, and Kent are the most rich in this respect.English Villages
P. H. Ditchfield
"Jock of Norfolk" is represented by a descendant of noble impulses.Beaux and Belles of England
Serve with carrots and turnips, and yeast, Norfolk, or suet dumplings.The Skilful Cook
- a county of E England, on the North Sea and the Wash: low-lying, with large areas of fens in the west and the Broads in the east; rich agriculturally. Administrative centre: Norwich. Pop: 810 700 (2003 est). Area: 5368 sq km (2072 sq miles)
- a port in SE Virginia, on the Elizabeth River and Hampton Roads: headquarters of the US Atlantic fleet; shipbuilding. Pop: 241 727 (2003 est)
Word Origin and History for norfolk
Nordfolc (1066) "(Territory of the) Northern People (of the East Angles)." The Norfolk pine (1778), used as an ornamental tree, is from Norfolk Island in the South Pacific, northwest of New Zealand.
City in southeastern Virginia.