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1. The Viking name given of what is now York, after it was captured by Danish raiders in 866. The name Jorvik was also used for the surrounding area (mainly what is now Yorkshire) and was known as the Kingdom of Jorvik. The Viking presence is still felt today in Yorkshire, as shown in the local accents, culture, placenames and in various places of interest in the Yorkshire area.

2. A 'Jorvik' is a Yorkshireman who is praised for his courage and strong morals.
1. "Let us raid in the name of Jorvik!"

2. "X is a man of Iron - a proper Jorvik!"
by Jorvik Raider July 23, 2008
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