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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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Its team have unearthed new evidence suggesting that Caesar's fleet landed at a bay on the Isle of Thanet in the county of Kent, around 70 miles southeast of London.
Its team have unearthed new evidence suggesting that Caesar's fleet landed at a bay on the Isle of Thanet in the English county of Kent, around 70 miles southeast of London.
Louis University in Missouri while 15-year-old Borna is now a student at a boarding school in the English county of Kent.
The Contractor will be responsible for providing the whole of the maintenance and operation of the existing network of Weather Stations throughout the County of Kent.
The picture was taken at Sissinghurst Castle Garden in Alan's home county of Kent in September 2015.
Photos of the touristic destination on the website were visited by more than 1,590 viewers, who expressed their admiration for the place; "an excellent picture postcard location; excellent snorkeling with 2 reefs to swim; good range of fish," Chris S from Ashford town in the county of Kent, England wrote on Friday.
Britain recorded its warmest September day in more than 100 years on Tuesday with temperatures rising to over 34 degrees Celsius in the southern county of Kent.
The Maritime and Coastguard Agency said in a statement that a call was made close to midnight on Saturday and the inflatable boat was found in the early hours of the morning by a search and rescue helicopter, lifeboats and rescue teams off the coast of the county of Kent.
Nigel Farage and UKIP have a voting base in the SE of England where the county of Kent is one of a few English counties still retaining grammar schools.
Why did Austen present the county of Kent so unflatteringly?
She won gold in the 800m and 1500m at the 2004 Olympic Games but will be making her London Marathon debut and hoping to raise for PS250,000 for The Dame Kelly Holmes Trust, Myeloma UK, MIND and two charities in her home county of Kent - The Pickering Cancer Centre and Hospice in the Weald.
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.