- Also called York, Yorks [yawrks] /yɔrks/. a former county in N England, now part of Humberside, North Yorkshire, South Yorkshire, Cleveland, and Durham.
- one of an English breed of white hogs having erect ears.
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I went first to see Mom and Dad in Yorkshire, then to Court Green.Ted Hughes’s Brother on Losing Sylvia Plath
December 2, 2014
Yorkshire native West portrays Jonathan Blake, a real-life member of the LGSM.Dominic West Talks ‘The Wire’ Movie, Prince Harry, and Why He’s Opposed to Scottish Independence
September 16, 2014
The identity formed 300 years ago is changing like the gears of the bicycles that left from Yorkshire.
These grim inventions served Yorkshire well for nearly two centuries.
The only thing I can't play the game with is the mint tea: the water came from Yorkshire and the mint came out of my garden.How Does All Your Stuff Get to You? Inside the Shipping Industry
August 17, 2013
With the exception of Fountains, the remains are more perfect than any in Yorkshire.Yorkshire Painted And Described
James Nayler was born in the parish of Ardesley, in Yorkshire, 1616.The Works of Whittier, Volume VI (of VII)
John Greenleaf Whittier
Of those Yorkshire yeomen, one is too tall and the other too short for that bold knave.The Merry Adventures of Robin Hood
He was born at Wakefield in Yorkshire, in 1825, one of a family of thirteen children.Self-Help
Joseph Wilmot was therefore safe on the Yorkshire side; but if so, where was he?Henry Dunbar
M. E. Braddon
- a historic county of N England: the largest English county, formerly divided administratively into East, West, and North Ridings. In 1974 it was much reduced in size and divided into the new counties of North, West, and South Yorkshire: in 1996 the East Riding of Yorkshire was reinstated as a unitary authority and parts of the NE were returned to North Yorkshire for geographical and ceremonial purposes