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I loved living in Hollywood - and the weather there was just fantastic - but there is something about rural England, and especially Suffolk and Norfolk, that pulls at my heartstrings.
Amanda Donohoe

Meaning of "Norfolk" in the English dictionary

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PRONUNCIATION OF NORFOLK

Norfolk  [ˈnɔːfək] play
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GRAMMATICAL CATEGORY OF NORFOLK

noun
adjective
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pronoun
preposition
conjunction
determiner
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Norfolk is a noun.
A noun is a type of word the meaning of which determines reality. Nouns provide the names for all things: people, objects, sensations, feelings, etc.

WHAT DOES NORFOLK MEAN IN ENGLISH?

Norfolk

Norfolk

Norfolk /ˈnɔrfək/ is a low-lying county in the East of England. It has borders with Lincolnshire to the west, Cambridgeshire to the west and southwest and Suffolk to the south. Its northern and eastern boundaries are the North Sea coast and to the north-west the county is bordered by the Wash. The city of Norwich is the county town of Norfolk which is the fifth largest ceremonial county in England, with an area of 5,371 km². Of the 34 non-metropolitan English counties, Norfolk is the seventh most populous, with a population of 859,400. However, as a largely rural county it has a low population density: 401 per square mile. Norfolk has about one-thirtieth the population density of central London, the tenth lowest density county in the country, with 40% of the county’s population living in the four major built up areas of Norwich, Great Yarmouth, King's Lynn and Thetford. The Broads, a well known network of rivers and lakes, is located towards the county's east coast, extending south into Suffolk. The area has the status of a National Park and is protected by the Broads Authority.

Definition of Norfolk in the English dictionary

The definition of Norfolk in the dictionary is 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. Area: 5368 sq km. Other definition of Norfolk is a port in SE Virginia, on the Elizabeth River and Hampton Roads: headquarters of the US Atlantic fleet; shipbuilding. Pop: 241 727.

WORDS THAT RHYME WITH NORFOLK


Suffolk
ˈsʌfək

WORDS THAT BEGIN LIKE NORFOLK

Nordau
Nordhausen acid
nordic
Nordic skier
Nordic skiing
Nordkyn
Nordkyn Cape
Nordrhein-Westfalen
norepinephrine
norethindrone
norethisterone
Norf
Norfolk Island
Norfolk Island pine
Norfolk jacket
Norfolk terrier
Norge
nori
noria
Noricum

WORDS THAT END LIKE NORFOLK

Beaker folk
country folk
fisherfolk
folk
gentlefolk
hillfolk
kinfolk
kinsfolk
little folk
menfolk
merfolk
seafolk
townsfolk
tradesfolk
travelling folk
womenfolk
workfolk

Synonyms and antonyms of Norfolk in the English dictionary of synonyms

SYNONYMS

Translation of «Norfolk» into 25 languages

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TRANSLATION OF NORFOLK

Find out the translation of Norfolk to 25 languages with our English multilingual translator.
The translations of Norfolk from English to other languages presented in this section have been obtained through automatic statistical translation; where the essential translation unit is the word «Norfolk» in English.

Translator English - Chinese

诺福克
1,325 millions of speakers

Translator English - Spanish

Norfolk
570 millions of speakers

English

Norfolk
510 millions of speakers

Translator English - Hindi

नारफोक
380 millions of speakers
ar

Translator English - Arabic

نورفولك
280 millions of speakers

Translator English - Russian

Норфолк
278 millions of speakers

Translator English - Portuguese

Norfolk
270 millions of speakers

Translator English - Bengali

নরফোক
260 millions of speakers

Translator English - French

Norfolk
220 millions of speakers

Translator English - Malay

Norfolk
190 millions of speakers

Translator English - German

Norfolk
180 millions of speakers

Translator English - Japanese

ノーフォーク
130 millions of speakers

Translator English - Korean

노퍽
85 millions of speakers

Translator English - Javanese

Norfolk
85 millions of speakers
vi

Translator English - Vietnamese

Norfolk
80 millions of speakers

Translator English - Tamil

நார்ஃபோக்
75 millions of speakers

Translator English - Marathi

नॉरफोक
75 millions of speakers

Translator English - Turkish

Norfolk
70 millions of speakers

Translator English - Italian

Norfolk
65 millions of speakers

Translator English - Polish

Norfolk
50 millions of speakers

Translator English - Ukrainian

Норфолк
40 millions of speakers

Translator English - Romanian

Norfolk
30 millions of speakers
el

Translator English - Greek

Norfolk
15 millions of speakers
af

Translator English - Afrikaans

Norfolk
14 millions of speakers
sv

Translator English - Swedish

Norfolk
10 millions of speakers
no

Translator English - Norwegian

Norfolk
5 millions of speakers

Trends of use of Norfolk

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TENDENCIES OF USE OF THE TERM «NORFOLK»

The term «Norfolk» is very widely used and occupies the 7.772 position in our list of most widely used terms in the English dictionary.
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Principal search tendencies and common uses of Norfolk
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FREQUENCY OF USE OF THE TERM «NORFOLK» OVER TIME

The graph expresses the annual evolution of the frequency of use of the word «Norfolk» during the past 500 years. Its implementation is based on analysing how often the term «Norfolk» appears in digitalised printed sources in English between the year 1500 and the present day.

Examples of use in the English literature, quotes and news about Norfolk

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6 QUOTES WITH «NORFOLK»

Famous quotes and sentences with the word Norfolk.
1
Saffron Aldridge
I love going to the cinema, listening to music, yoga and long walks along Holkham beach in Norfolk.
2
Amanda Donohoe
I loved living in Hollywood - and the weather there was just fantastic - but there is something about rural England, and especially Suffolk and Norfolk, that pulls at my heartstrings.
3
Harry Mathews
I was stationed in Norfolk, Virginia, for a while, about which the less said the better, and then I was in the Mediterranean, about which the more said the better.
4
Jeremy Northam
The space and light up there in Norfolk is wonderfully peaceful. I find myself doing funny things like gardening, and cooking, which I rarely do in London.
5
Paul Nurse
My parents were born in Norfolk and spent their early years working in the big houses of that rural English county, my mother as a cook and my father as a handyman and chauffeur.
6
Miranda Raison
My mum lives near Holkham Bay in Norfolk, and with my dad by the coast in Suffolk, I spend quite a bit of time by the sea.

10 ENGLISH BOOKS RELATING TO «NORFOLK»

Discover the use of Norfolk in the following bibliographical selection. Books relating to Norfolk and brief extracts from same to provide context of its use in English literature.
1
Norfolk: The First Four Centuries
Presents a history of Norfolk, Virginia, from the year 1561 until the late twentieth-century.
Thomas C. Parramore, 2000
2
Norfolk
The ancestors of these Norfolk Norsemen seem to have arrived on the coast when the great Broadland estuary could be navigated by them in their viking- ships, and they then established themselves in various places along its shores.
W. A. Dutt, 2012
3
Norfolk: A People's History
With Norfolk: A People's History, Ruth A. Rose takes a fresh look at the people who made Norfolk but who are often overlooked in other versions of the city's history.
Ruth A. Rose, 2007
4
Coke of Norfolk (1754-1842): A Biography
First modern biography of Thomas William Coke, first earl of Leicester, who revolutionised agricultural practices and became an outspoken critic of Britain's war against America over independence.
Susanna Wade Martins, 2010
5
South Norfolk, Virginia, 1661-2005: A Definitive History
Decade by decade, the book provides a comprehensive look at the area's past, including photographs from the historical small town of BerkeleyThe third volume of this definitive history series on South Norfolk is a beautifully poignant ...
Raymond L. Harper, 2006
6
Classical Norfolk Furniture, 1810-1840
Featuring over 420 full-color photos, this book is a groundbreaking study of a major southern furniture group not previously studied in depth.
Thomas R. J. Newbern, James R. Melchor, 2004
7
Norfolk: Island of Secrets
Four years after it happened, police have finally arrested a man over the baffling murder of Janelle Patton on Norfolk Island. The murder may or may not yet be solved, but Norfolk Island still has plenty of secrets.
Timothy Latham, 2005
8
Mental Health Care in Modern England: The Norfolk Lunatic ...
This history of one particular place for "madness" covers changing approaches to insanity and treatments over two centuries.
Steven Cherry, 2003
9
Lower Norfolk County, Virginia Court Records: Book "A", ...
Formed in 1637 from New Norfolk County.
Alice Granbery Walter, 1994
10
Suffolk and Norfolk: A Perambulation of the Two Counties ...
A guide to many medieval historical places of interest in Norfolk and Suffolk, first published in 1930.
Montague Rhodes James, 2010

10 NEWS ITEMS WHICH INCLUDE THE TERM «NORFOLK»

Find out what the national and international press are talking about and how the term Norfolk is used in the context of the following news items.
1
One person injured in Norfolk shooting
NORFOLK, Va. (WAVY) — A ... NORFOLK, Va. (WAVY) — A shooting in Norfolk early Friday morning left one person injured. According to ... «WAVY-TV, Jul 15»
2
AC fixed at Norfolk apartments for seniors
NORFOLK, Va. (WAVY) — There's good news for hundreds of seniors and disabled tenants at a Norfolk apartment building — The air is back ... «WAVY-TV, Jul 15»
3
Summer Program Helps Norfolk Youth
PORTSMOUTH, Va. (WAVY) – Officer Ali Williams from the Norfolk Police Department stopped by The Hampton Roads Show to tell us about ... «WAVY-TV, Jul 15»
4
Norfolk Naval Shipyard hiring skilled tradesmen
NORFOLK, Va. (WAVY) — Norfolk Naval Shipyard has immediate permanent and full-time openings in the following production areas: marine ... «WAVY-TV, Jul 15»
5
Crime reports up in Norfolk's Freemason neighborhood
NORFOLK, Va. (WAVY) — Residents Norfolk's Freemason neighborhood have recently been dealing with an increase in crime. Online records ... «WAVY-TV, Jul 15»
6
West Norfolk councillor urges review of county's political structures
The structure of Norfolk's local government must be reassessed so it can be sustained for the future, one of West Norfolk's county ... «Lynn News, Jul 15»
7
'Brilliant' showing against Hertfordshire has got Norfolk on track
Brown's side beat Hertfordshire with three wickets to spare in the opening match of the Norfolk Festival of Cricket, after a frustrating start to the ... «Norfolk Eastern Daily Press, Jul 15»
8
Virginia Zoo in Norfolk opens new Australia exhibit
The Virginia Zoo in Norfolk has lost several wallabies to toxoplasmosis that was in the soil from feral cat populations. The remaining wallabies ... «The Virginian-Pilot, Jul 15»
9
Parking tickets given to Norfolk drivers who paid on app
NORFOLK, Va. (WVEC) -- The city is looking into how users of its new parking smartphone app were issued tickets after paying for spots ... «13newsnow.com, Jul 15»
10
Norfolk Southern's Stock Should Get Back on the Right Track
Consider, for example, railroad operator Norfolk Southern (NSC - Get Report), whose shares are down 24% this year. It may appear to be ... «TheStreet.com, Jul 15»

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« EDUCALINGO. Norfolk [online]. Available <https://educalingo.com/en/dic-en/norfolk>. Jul 2021 ».
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