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War·wick

 (wôr′wĭk)
A city of east-central Rhode Island on Narragansett Bay south of Providence. Settled in 1643, it became a textile center in the 1800s and is now a residential suburb and summer resort.

War·wick

 (wŏr′ĭk), Earl of Title of Richard Neville. Known as "the Kingmaker." 1428-1471.
English military and political leader who fought for the Yorkists during the Wars of the Roses and secured the throne for Edward IV (1461). He then changed allegiance and restored the Lancastrian Henry VI to the throne (1470). He was killed in the Battle of Barnet, which regained the throne for Edward.

Warwick

(ˈwɒrɪk)
n
(Placename) a town in central England, administrative centre of Warwickshire, on the River Avon: 14th-century castle, with collections of armour and waxworks: the university of Warwick (1965) is in Coventry. Pop: 23 350 (2001)

Warwick

(ˈwɒrɪk)
n
(Biography) Earl of, title of Richard Neville, known as the Kingmaker. 1428–71, English statesman. During the Wars of the Roses, he fought first for the Yorkists, securing the throne (1461) for Edward IV, and then for the Lancastrians, restoring Henry VI (1470). He was killed at Barnet by Edward IV

War•wick

(ˈwɔr ɪk, ˈwɒr- or, for 4, -wɪk)

n.
1. Earl of (Richard Neville, Earl of Salisbury) ( “the Kingmaker” ), 1428–71, English military leader and statesman.
2. a town in Warwickshire in central England. 118,600.
4. a city in E Rhode Island. 86,740.
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Noun1.Warwick - English statesman; during the War of the Roses he fought first for the house of York and secured the throne for Edward IV and then changed sides to fight for the house of Lancaster and secured the throne for Henry VI (1428-1471)
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