- a member of the royal house of England that ruled from 1461 to 1485.
- 1st Duke ofEdmund of Langley, 1341–1402, progenitor of the house of York (son of Edward III).
- Alvin Cul·lum [kuhl-uh m] /ˈkʌl əm/Sergeant, 1887–1964, U.S. soldier.
- Yorkshire(def 1).
- Ancient Eboracum. a city in North Yorkshire, 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.
Examples from the Web for york
Contemporary Examples of york
“You could be an individual going to the paintball range and play by yourself,” says York.Augmented Reality System Goes From Military to Market
May 27, 2014
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
November 27, 2013
The sale was reported in the York Daily Record more than a month later.The Media Research Center’s Strange Investment
October 2, 2013
Richard III grew up in Yorkshire and erected the walls of the city of York.York MP calls for calm over Richard III
March 12, 2013
In September, the York office provided more specific information.Monsignor Meth Kevin Wallin: The Kinky Priest Who Sold Meth
January 22, 2013
Historical Examples of york
The honeymoon will be spent at the town-house of the groom, in York Terrace.The Spenders
Harry Leon Wilson
The Archbishop of York talked of patience and good contrivance.Cameos from English History, from Rollo to Edward II
Charlotte Mary Yonge
I ought to mention the kindness of the commodore to the poor of York.
I heard he was hurt at York, but never could come at the truth.
We then went to York, again, and took possession of the place a second time.
- (tr) cricket to bowl or try to bowl (a batsman) by pitching the ball under or just beyond the bat
Word Origin for york
- 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
- 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.