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YORK : Local. A city in England next in esteem to London. Verstegan derives its name from Eure-ric or Eouer-ric, of Euere, a wild boar, and ryc, a refuge; a retreat from the wild boars which were in the forest of Gautries. The Romans called the city Eboracum; it is memorable for the death of two emperors, Severus and Constantius Chlorus, and for the nativity of Constantine the Great.

Origin of name provided by Jean Tosti

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    Variants of name YORK

    YORKE