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Yale Tweet Definition of Yale Like Definition of Yale on Facebook
proper noun (wikipedia, Yale)
(wikipedia, Yale_Romanization)
(more properly Yale University)
  1. A university in eastern United States.
  2. A set of romanisation schemes for Mandarin, Cantonese, Japanese, and Korean.
     
York Tweet Definition of York Like Definition of York on Facebook
proper noun 
  1. A city in North Yorkshire, England.
  2. The w:House of York, House of York, a dynasty of English kings and one of the opposing factions involved in the 15th century w:Wars of the Roses, Wars of the Roses. The name comes from the fact that its members were descended from w:Edmund of Langley, Edmund of Langley, 1st Duke of York; their symbol was a white rose.
  3. Former name (before 1834) of Toronto.
  4. An English habitational surname from the city or the county; See also Yorke.
     
Young Tweet Definition of Young Like Definition of Young on Facebook
proper noun 
  1. A British distinguishing surname for the younger of two people having the same given name
     
younger Tweet Definition of younger Like Definition of younger on Facebook
adjective 
  1. (comparative of, young)
     

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