Definition of York in English:

York

proper noun

  • 1A city in northern England, on the Ouse River; population 136,900 (est. 2009)

  • 2A commercial and industrial city in southeastern Pennsylvania; population 40,097 (est. 2008)

  • 3The southwestern tip of Hayes Peninsula, on Baffin Bay in Greenland. It served as a base for US explorer Robert E. Peary's polar expedition. A 100-ton meteorite found here was brought to the US by Peary.

Origin

Danish Jorvik.

Pronunciation:

York

/yôrk/