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UsageEnglish
PronouncedPron.YORK
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Meaning & History

From a surname, which was derived from York, the name of a city in northern England. The city name was originally Eburacon, Latinized as Eboracum, meaning "yew" in Brythonic, but it was altered by association with Old English Eoforwic, meaning "pig farm".

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American states, animals, cities, green, nature, place names, plants, red, surnames, trees
Entry updated July 2, 2017