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  1. (Ireland, slang) a person from the north side of Cork City, Ireland.
  2. (medicine) A genetic X-linked recessive disease that primarily affects the eye and leads to blindness.
    • 2014, Alastair Denniston & Philip Murray, Oxford Handbook of Ophthalmology, ISBN 0191057029, page 814:
      Retinal dysplasia may occur in isolation but is usually part of a syndrome such as Edwards, Patau, Norrie, Walker–Warburg, or incontinentia pigmenti.
  3. A diminutive form of female given names Noreen, Norette, and Lenore.