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(Placename) a county of SE England comprising part of the former county of Sussex: mainly undulating agricultural land, with the South Downs and seaside resorts in the south: Brighton and Hove became an independent unitary authority in 1997 but is part of the geographical and ceremonial county. Administrative centre: Lewes. Pop (excluding Brighton and Hove): 496 100 (2003 est). Area (excluding Brighton and Hove): 1795 sq km (693 sq miles)
a county in SE England. 718,500; 693 sq. mi. (1795 sq. km).
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|Noun||1.||East Sussex - a county in southern England on the English Channel|
England - a division of the United Kingdom
Hastings - a town in East Sussex just to the south of the place where the battle of Hastings took place