Norfolk(redirected from County of Norfolk)
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1. A region of eastern England bordering on the North Sea, historically part of the Anglo-Saxon kingdom of East Anglia. Its name means the "northern people," as opposed to the "southern people" of Suffolk.
2. An independent city of southeast Virginia on Hampton Roads southeast of Richmond. Founded in 1682, it has been a major naval base since the American Revolution.
1. (Placename) a county of E England, on the North Sea and the Wash: low-lying, with large areas of fens in the west and the Broads in the east; rich agriculturally. Administrative centre: Norwich. Pop: 810 700 (2003 est). Area: 5368 sq km (2072 sq miles)
2. (Placename) a port in SE Virginia, on the Elizabeth River and Hampton Roads: headquarters of the US Atlantic fleet; shipbuilding. Pop: 241 727 (2003 est)
Nor•folk(ˈnɔr fək; for 2,3 also ˈnɔr fɔk)
1. a county in E England. 759,400; 2068 sq. mi. (5355 sq. km).
2. a seaport in SE Virginia: naval base. 233,430.
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|Noun||1.||Norfolk - port city located in southeastern Virginia on the Elizabeth River at the mouth of Chesapeake Bay; headquarters of the Atlantic fleet of the United States Navy|