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Warwick

[wawr-ik, wor- or for 4, wawr-wik, wor-]
noun
  1. Earl ofRichard Neville, Earl of Salisburythe Kingmaker, 1428–71, English military leader and statesman.
  2. a town in Warwickshire in central England.
  3. Warwickshire.
  4. a city in E Rhode Island.
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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

Warwick1

noun
  1. 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)
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Warwick2

noun
  1. 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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