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Kent

 (kĕnt)
1. A region and former kingdom of southeast England. Settled by Jutes in the fifth century ad, it became one of the seven kingdoms of the Anglo-Saxon Heptarchy but was later eclipsed by the kingdoms of Mercia and Wessex.
2. A city of northeast Ohio east-northeast of Akron. Kent State University (founded 1910) was the site of a 1970 demonstration against the Vietnam War in which four students were killed by members of the National Guard.

Kent′ish adj.

kent

 (kĕnt)
v. Scots
A past tense and a past participle of ken.

kent

(kɛnt)
vb
a past tense and past participle of ken

Kent

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n
(Placename) a county of SE England, on the English Channel: the first part of Great Britain to be colonized by the Romans; one of the seven kingdoms of Anglo-Saxon England until absorbed by Wessex in the 9th century ad. Apart from the Downs it is mostly low-lying and agricultural, specializing in fruit and hops. The Medway towns of Rochester and Gillingham became an independent unitary authority in 1998. Administrative centre: Maidstone. Pop (excluding Medway): 1 348 800 (2003 est). Area (excluding Medway): 3526 sq km (1361 sq miles)

Kent

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n
(Biography) William. ?1685–1748, English architect, landscape gardener, and interior designer

Kent

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n.
1. Rockwell, 1882–1971, U.S. illustrator and painter.
2. a county in SE England. 1,538,800; 1442 sq. mi. (3735 sq. km).
3. an early English kingdom in SE Britain.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.Kent - a county in southeastern England on the English Channel; formerly an Anglo-Saxon kingdom, it was the first to be colonized by the Romans
England - a division of the United Kingdom
Home Counties - the English counties surrounding London into which Greater London has expanded
Canterbury - a town in Kent in southeastern England; site of the cathedral where Thomas a Becket was martyred in 1170; seat of the archbishop and primate of the Anglican Church
2.Kent - United States painter noted for his woodcuts (1882-1971)
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The services and works covered by this Contract comprise of maintenance and servicing of gas boilers and associated services, including the servicing and/or repair of hot and cold water services and installations (as and when necessary), at the Employer~s operational and domestic premises across the county of Kent.
For 400 years, Preston Hall in the South Eastern 'Garden of England' county of Kent, was the country home of the Culpeper family whose descendants included Joyce Culpeper, mother of the ill-fated Catherine Howard, fifth wife of Henry VIII.
He was in his home county of Kent yesterday campaigning for second Tory defector Mark Reckless in the Rochester and Strood by-election.
Mini, the little car with the big personality, has marked its 55th anniversary in style with fans and owners gathering for an International Mini Meeting (IMM) in the English county of Kent.
They begin in the popular commuter county of Kent, where homes are snapped up quickly due to their proximity to London.
One example is the county of Kent in the UK, where youth unemployment has soared, reaching 27% in some parts.
Speaking in Yalding, one of the worst affected areas, he told BBC Breakfast: "It would be nice to have extra money from central government to build some proper flood defences for this part of the country and the county of Kent.
An 11th-hour reprieve stalling his flight to Kabul prompted a succession of tribunal hearings, with more than PS1,600 in legal fees covered by benefactors in his adopted home county of Kent.
HM the King was welcomed on arrival by British Parliamentary Under Secretary of State and Personal Representative of Her Majesty the Queen to the County of Kent Lord Astor of Hever DL, London City general commander Major General Edward Smith, British Household Cavalry Regiment (HCMR) Commandant Colonel Badford and other senior (HCMR) officers.
It's from Dorset all the way along through Hampshire, Sussex, East Sussex, West Sussex, all the way perhaps a bit into Surrey and even into my county of Kent.
A spokesman for police in the county of Kent, southeast England, said two men aged 30 and 57 from the Canterbury area had been arrested on February 21 for conspiracy offences, grooming and possession of child abuse images.