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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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68) William Kent, "Tamalpais as a National Park," address delivered September 12, 1903, box 64, folder 48, William Kent Family Papers, Manuscripts and Archives, Yale University Library.
Artist and architect William Kent (1685-1748) studied in Italy and was inspired by the work of Renaissance architect Palladio who advocated the need for a strong relationship between a building and the surrounding landscape.
Keynote speaker, William Kent, chairman and CEO, William Kent International, pointed to China as "already moving forward at a rapid pace" but advised that participants "keep India and Russia on their radar screens if they are not already there.
Thornton's family has asked that if you have memories or stories regarding Bert that you would like to share with them, to send them to: William Kent Thornton, 867 Paseo Serenata, Camarillo, CA 93102
Blenheim is the best example of Capability Brown's genius and Rousham is the only surviving unaltered example of the earlier landscapist, William Kent.
William Kent Ihrig, formerly of Broad & Cassel, has become a partner with Shumaker, Loop & Kendrick, LLP, with offices at 101 E.
But in court he changed his story to say he had been called by a William Kent, whom he had never met and has not since been traced, to pick up the goods.
An English baroque bench inspired the unique William Kent Conservatory bell, which we shall reserve for royalty.
A study of Fortune 500 companies' sales and profits by global strategy consulting firm William Kent International showed that between 1989 and 1993, international businesses grew faster and had greater profitability than domestically focused companies.
We've come an awful long way very quickly," says William Kent, executive vice-president and general manager.
Dale and Francis William Kent stumbled across the close relationships and associations among members of the Gonfalone Lion Rosso.
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