Nor·folk (nôrfək, -fôk)
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.
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