Suffolk

noun Suf·folk \ ˈsə-fək , -ˌfȯk \

Definition of Suffolk

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


Suffolk

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

Definition of Suffolk

1 independent city in southeastern Virginia population 84,585
2 county of eastern England bordering on the North Sea; capital Ipswich area 1520 miles (3937 kilometers), population 728,163
Note: 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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