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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.
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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 database is designed to identify trends and drive meta-analysis across thousands of variables using all available clinical science," says President and Chief Operating Officer, William Kent.
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One of the joys in reading a Cork O'Connor novel by William Kent Krueger are the graphic descriptions of his beloved North country of Minnesota, as well as his empathy for the natives.
Lance Corporal Richard William Kent 7424, of the 3rd Battalion Worcestershire Regiment, who was killed in November, 1914.
The gardeners hail from around the world and were active in the past 500 years, such as William Kent, Charles Jenck, Andre Le Nftre, Christopher Bradley-Hole, Capability Brown, Roberto Burle Marx, William Robinson, Claude Monet, Lelia Caetani, Christopher Lloyd, Penelope Hobhouse, Thomas Jefferson, Wen Zhengming, and Piet Oudolf.
Wren's Gothic buildings are 'inescapably awkward and non-medieval in form structure and decoration'; Hawksmoor is chastised for mixing Gothic and classical motifs in a single building; William Kent for his 'concentration on decorative effect rather than stylistic consistency and historical accuracy', although no evidence is offered that he was concerned about such issues.
Emerald Princess Captain William Kent said guests onboard the superliner were looking forward to an exciting end to their voyage in November, as Emerald Princess debuts in Australia.
William Kent, Chris Decoufle and Ryan Sciullo of CBRE's National Retail Investment Group with William Roohan, Andrew Boyer, Michael Muldowney and Jonathan Greenberg of CBRE's Multifamily Investment Properties team in Washington, D.
With this, his fifth novel, Paul Doiron seems poised to join the few outstanding authors, headed IMHO by William Kent Krueger, who bring to vivid life the landscape, beauty and inhabitants (both the human and wildlife variety) of the northernmost parts of the United States, the states bordering Canada--a lofty perch, to be sure.
And the biggest that we've done is probably William Kent House at The Ritz London.
Windigo Island" is the newest Minnesota mystery title by famed local author William Kent Krueger, following further adventures of craggy detective Cork O'Connor, biracial descendant of Irish and Ojibwe ancestry.