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Yockenthwaite - Yoghan's or Eoghan's clearing (Old Norse personal name + Old Norse)
Yoredale - Formerly used for Wensleydale and is derived from the River Ure, which meant the holy river, or the strong river (probably from the Celtic river-name, Isura, which has a general meaning of 'power', whether physical or spiritual)



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