- city & seaside resort in NE England, in North Yorkshire
- former city in SE Ontario, Canada, now part of Toronto
Origin of ScarboroughOld English Scartheborc ; from Old Norse Skarthaborg ; from Skarthi (lit., harelip, nickname of Thorgils, Norwegian founder of the town, c. 966) + -borg; akin to Old English burg, borough
A town of northeast England on the North Sea north of Hull. Site of a Bronze Age village and a fourth-century AD Roman signaling tower, it is a noted seaside resort.