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Yorkshire Line breaks: York|shire
Pronunciation: /ˈjɔːkʃ(ɪ)ə/

Definition of Yorkshire in English:

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.


Pronunciation: /ˈjɔːkʃəmən/
noun (plural Yorkshiremen)
Example sentences
  • The Yorkshiremen survived a further series of raids.
  • England lose two Yorkshiremen from the Test squad with the retirement of Darren Gough and the axing of Bradford-born Anthony McGrath but they gain two in Batty and Skipton-born Glen Chapple, the Lancashire seamer.
  • Other Yorkshiremen have already been deported, including Barnsley builder Daniel Marsh, who claimed he was innocent and was singing outside a karaoke bar nine miles from the scene of last Monday's riot, when he was arrested.
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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