name of the ruling family of England (1461-85): founded in 1385 when Edward III's son (Edmund of Langley) was created the first Duke of York
- city in North Yorkshire, England, on the Ouse: county district pop. 99,000
Ruling house of England that from 1461 to 1485 produced three kings of England—Edward IV, Edward V, and Richard III. During the Wars of the Roses its symbol was a white rose.
- A city of northern England on the Ouse River northeast of Leeds. Originally a Celtic settlement, it was later held by Romans, Angles, Danes, and Normans.
- 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.
(third-person singular simple present yorks, present participle yorking, simple past and past participle yorked)
- From yorker
- A city in North Yorkshire, England.
- The House of York, a dynasty of English kings and one of the opposing factions involved in the 15th century Wars of the Roses. The name comes from the fact that its members were descended from Edmund of Langley, 1st Duke of York; their symbol was a white rose.
- Former name of Toronto (used before 1834).
- A habitational surnameâ€‹ from the city or the county; See also Yorke.