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York1

Syllabification: York
Pronunciation: /yôrk
 
/
1A city in northern England, on the Ouse River; population 136,900 (est. 2009).
2A commercial and industrial city in southeastern Pennsylvania; population 40,097 (est. 2008).
3The southwestern tip of Hayes Peninsula, on Baffin Bay in Greenland. It served as a base for US explorer Robert E. Peary’s polar expedition. A 100-ton meteorite found here was brought to the US by Peary.

Origin

Danish Jorvik.

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verb

[with object] Cricket
(Of a bowler) bowl out (a batsman) with a ball that pitches under the bat: Hudson was finally yorked by Benjamin

Origin

late 19th century: back-formation from yorker.

Words that rhyme with york

auk, baulk, Bork, caulk (US calk), chalk, cork, dork, Dundalk, Falk, fork, gawk, hawk, Hawke, nork, orc, outwalk, pork, squawk, stalk, stork, talk, torc, torque, walk

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