House of York

Definitions

  • Some Jamestown houses had leaded glazed wrought-iron window casements similar to the ones shown here. (Courtesy, The Metropolitan Museum of Art, New York.)
    Some Jamestown houses had leaded glazed wrought-iron window casements similar to the ones shown here. (Courtesy, The Metropolitan Museum of Art, New York.)
  • WordNet 3.6
    • n House of York the English royal house (a branch of the Plantagenet line) that reigned from 1461 to 1485; its emblem was a white rose
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Usage

In literature:

It was originally the town house of John C. Vanden Heuvel, a member of one of New York's most exclusive families.
"As I Remember" by Marian Gouverneur
The changing of the Tontine coffee house into a purely mercantile building marked the end of the coffee-house era in New York.
"All About Coffee" by William H. Ukers
But in this respect he followed the example of the house of York.
"A History of England Principally in the Seventeenth Century, Volume I (of 6)" by Leopold von Ranke
Richard's father was a prince of the house of York.
"Richard III" by Jacob Abbott
No quorum of the new Congress was present at New York on March 4, 1789, and neither house was organized until early in April.
"James Madison" by Sydney Howard Gay
He spends five days a week on Long Island and two in New York, for he has a house there of his own.
"The Lightning Conductor Discovers America" by C. N. (Charles Norris) Williamson and A. M. (Alice Muriel) Williamson
To-day a supply such as that of New York is abundant and cheap because it enters every house.
"Little Masterpieces of Science:" by Various
I did not let them know that I was in New York, and had taken possession of this fine house, which I own.
"Jolly Sally Pendleton" by Laura Jean Libbey
Jan. Death of Edmund C. Stanton, manager of the Metropolitan Opera House, New York City, from 1884 to 1891.
"Annals of Music in America" by Henry Charles Lahee
And I'm going to rent a house in New York and find something to occupy this void I speak of.
"The Crimson Tide" by Robert W. Chambers
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In news:

Volunteers knock on doors at the Sand Castle houses to provide food and supplies to residents who continue to live without power in the Far Rockaways section of the Queens borough of New York, Saturday, Nov 10, 2012.
NEW YORK – The lack of credit available to home buyers is among the biggest concerns in the still troubled US housing market, a top Federal Reserve official said on Friday.
The Tigers used the abundance of champagne in the club house to celebrate their sweep of the New York Yankees.
With Burger King recently announcing delivery in selected boroughs of New York City, it may not be long before Ronald McDonald starts making deliveries right to your house.
In New York, the city is expected to begin demolishing some of the houses damaged by Superstorm Sandy.
An beachside house deemed uninhabitable by the New York City Department of Buildings is shown in the Belle Harbor neighborhood of the Rockaways, Monday, Nov 19, 2012, in New York.
5 from 1921, displayed during a preview of "Chanel", an exhibition of fashions from the House of Chanel, at the Metropolitan Museum of Art in New York.
This episode of Open House was hosted from Central Village, New York, NY.
This 2007 file photo shows the exterior of the Essex House in New York City, which in September 2012 became part of the JW Marriott chain.
CHICAGO—Strategic Hotels & Resorts, Inc ("Company") announced that it has closed on the acquisition of the JW Marriott Essex House Hotel in New York City for a gross purchase price of approximately $362.3 million.
James Traina climbs over the remains of his parent's house which was destroyed by Superstorm Sandy in Staten Island, New York, Friday, Nov 2, 2012.
As superstorm Sandy slammed into New York Monday night, it tested the emergency preparedness of hospitals housing some of the city's most vulnerable residents.
Despite its aura of constant change and dynamism, New York City has one aspect of its landscape that is seemingly permanent-- public housing .
A lawsuit by a group of black and Latino New York City public housing residents who say police violated their civil rights may proceed to trial, a judge ruled on Thursday.
According to our source, part of Ms Fey's deal with the publishing house involves a gift to the foundation Books for Kids that will help sponsor the building of six libraries for schools in under-served neighborhoods in New York.
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In science:

PR/0607399 (2006). [Ga] Gantmacher, F., The theory of matrices, Vol. 1, Chelsea House, New York, 1959. [GK] Gnedin, A. and Kerov, S., Derangement characters of the finite general linear group, Algebr.
Separation cutoffs for random walk on irreducible representations
Rockmore, D., Stalking the Riemann Hypothesis, Vintage Books (a Division of Random House, Inc.), New York (2006).
The Riemann Hypothesis
Taleb, The Black Swan: The Impact of the Highly Improbable (Random House, New York, 2007). W.
Monotonous continuous-time random walks with drift and stochastic reset events
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