I. biographical name Alvin Cullum 1887-1964 American soldier II. geographical name 1. city SE Pennsylvania SE of Harrisburg population 40,862 2. former city Canada in SE Ontario, now part of Toronto 3. (or Yorkshire) former county N England bordering on North Sea comprising city of York & (former) administrative counties of East Riding (capital Beverley), North Riding (capital Northallerton), & West Riding (capital Wakefield) — see North Yorkshire, South Yorkshire, West Yorkshire 4. (or ancient Eboracum) city N England in North Yorkshire on Ouse River population 100,600

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