- city in North Yorkshire, England, on the Ouse: county district pop. 99,000
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- Yorkˈist adjective & n.
- A borough of northern England on the Ouse River east-northeast of Leeds. Originally a Celtic settlement, it was later held by Romans, Angles, Danes, and Normans. Population: 137,000.
- A city of southern Pennsylvania south-southeast of Harrisburg. Settled in 1735, it was the meeting place of the Continental Congress in 1777-1778 during the British occupation of Philadelphia. Population: 40,500.
, Alvin Cullum Known as “Sergeant York.” 1887-1964.
- The northernmost point of Australia, on Torres Strait at the tip of Cape York Peninsula.
- A cape of northwest Greenland in northern Baffin Bay.