Definition of Yorkshire in English:

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Pronunciation: /ˈjɔːkʃ(ɪ)ə/
A county of northern England, traditionally divided into East, West, and North Ridings. Since 1996 the northern part of the area has formed the county of North Yorkshire, while the rest of the Yorkshire area consists of unitary authorities.



noun (plural Yorkshirewomen)
Example sentences
  • She wasn't actually a Yorkshirewoman.
  • She is not a Yorkshirewoman.
  • It is the question on every Yorkshirewoman's lips.

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Line breaks: York|shire

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