Suffolk

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noun Suf·folk \ˈsə-fək, -ˌfȯk\

Definition of Suffolk

  1. 1 :  any of a breed of chestnut-colored draft horses of English origin —called also Suffolk punch

  2. 2 :  any of a breed of large hornless black-faced sheep of English origin raised chiefly for mutton

Origin and Etymology of suffolk

Suffolk, England


First Known Use: 1831


Suffolk

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geographical name Suf·folk \ˈsə-fək, US also -ˌfȯk\

Definition of Suffolk

  1. 1 independent city in southeastern Virginia population 84,585

  2. 2 county of eastern England bordering on the North Sea; capital Ipswich area 1520 miles (3937 kilometers), population 728,163 Suffolk was formerly divided into the administrative counties of East Suffolk (whose capital was Ipswich) and West Suffolk (whose capital was Bury Saint Edmunds).


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