Definition of Cape York
1. Noun. The northern tip of Cape York Peninsula at the Torres Strait; the northernmost point of the Australian mainland.
Generic synonyms: Cape, Ness
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Lexicographical Neighbors of Cape York
Literary usage of Cape York
Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:
1. Proceedings by Royal Geographical Society (Great Britain), Norton Shaw, Francis Galton, William Spottiswoode, Clements Robert Markham, Henry Walter Bates, John Scott Keltie (1864)
"THE suggestion of a station near Cape York was made by Sir George Bowen, Governor of Queensland, in a despatch of 4th April, 1860; and the Lords of the ..."
2. Proceedings of the Royal Geographical Society of London by Royal Geographical Society (Great Britain) (1864)
"From the 10th to the 22nd September the ship was at anchor near Cape York, principally in Evans' Bay and Port Albany, during which time he and Commodore ..."
3. Notes by a Naturalist: An Account of Observations Made During the Voyage of by Henry Nottidge Moseley (1892)
"Cape York. TORRES STRAITS. Api Island, New Hebrides. Fringing Reefs. ... Somerset, Cape York. Nests of White Ants. Combination of Indian and Australian ..."
4. The Voyage of the 'Fox' in the Arctic Seas: A Narrative of the Discovery of by Francis Leopold M'Clintock (1860)
"... ;>iiU>—-The Arctic Highlanders—Cape York—Crimson snow—Struggling to the westward —Reach the West-land—Off the entrance of Lancaster Sound. June 8th. ..."
5. In Arctic Seas: The Voyage of the "Kite" with the Peary Expedition, Together by Robert Neff Keely, Gwilym George Davis (1892)
"A5 the Kite approached the shores of Cape York voices were heard crying : " Ki-mo ... Just before arriving at Cape York, Prof. Heilprin had directed that a ..."