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Yorkist

[ yawr-kist ]
/ ˈyɔr kɪst /
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noun

an adherent or member of the royal family of York, especially in the Wars of the Roses.

adjective

belonging or pertaining to the English royal family of York.
of or relating to the Yorkists.

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Origin of Yorkist

First recorded in 1595–1605; York + -ist
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British Dictionary definitions for Yorkist

Yorkist
/ (ˈjɔːkɪst) English history /

noun

a member or adherent of the royal house of York, esp during the Wars of the Roses

adjective

of, belonging to, or relating to the supporters or members of the house of York
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