Suffolk meaning

sŭf'ək
A historical region of eastern England bordering on the North Sea. Settled in prehistoric times, it was part of the Anglo-Saxon kingdom of East Anglia. Its name means the “southern people,” as opposed to the “northern people” of Norfolk.
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An independent city of southeast Virginia southeast of Portsmouth, it was burned by the British in 1779 and occupied by Union forces in 1862.
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Any of a breed of hornless sheep developed in England, having a black face and legs and raised primarily for meat.
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Any of a breed of draft horses developed in England, having a chestnut coat and short legs.
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Any of a breed of hornless, hardy sheep, native to the Suffolk area of EC England, having a black face and black legs and raised for mutton.
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Any of a breed of medium-sized, thickset draft horse, chestnut in color and native to Suffolk county, England.
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County in E England, on the North Sea: 1,466 sq mi (3,797 sq km)
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Origin of suffolk

  • After Suffolk , a county of eastern England
    From American Heritage Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition