East Anglia


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East Anglia

A region and Anglo-Saxon kingdom of eastern England. Settled by Angles in the late fifth century ad, it was a powerful kingdom by the late sixth century but became a dependency of Mercia for long periods after 650. The Danes controlled the region from 886 to 917, after which it became an English earldom.

East Anglia

n
1. (Placename) a region of E England south of the Wash: consists of Norfolk and Suffolk, and parts of Essex and Cambridgeshire
2. (Historical Terms) an Anglo-Saxon kingdom that consisted of Norfolk and Suffolk in the 6th century ad; became a dependency of Mercia in the 8th century

East′ An′glia


n.
1. a region in E England, consisting chiefly of Norfolk and Suffolk.
2. a kingdom of the Anglo-Saxon heptarchy in E Britain.
East′ An′glian, adj., n.
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Noun1.East Anglia - a region of eastern England that was formerly a kingdom
England - a division of the United Kingdom
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Philip knew what sort of lives the clergy led in the corner of East Anglia which was his home.
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Yet there was much around to interest us, for we were passing through as singular a countryside as any in England, where a few scattered cottages represented the population of to-day, while on every hand enormous square-towered churches bristled up from the flat green landscape and told of the glory and prosperity of old East Anglia.
Project Scope : Construction of the East Anglia Offshore Windfarm Development 714 MW Norfolk (EA1 wind farm development)
THE thriving trade in squirrel meat and fur between Vikings and Anglo Saxon tribes brought leprosy to medieval East Anglia, a study suggests.
UK-based multimedia company Johnston Press plc has closed the disposal of 13 publishing titles and associated websites in East Anglia and East Midlands areas of the UK for GBP 17m (USD 20.
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She also explores the tensions between the tourist images of rural East Anglia and more sinister forces.
It is good to read that Romanian conservation projects are attempting to restore the Danube wetlands to their former biodiverse glory and I hope these improvements will secure the futures for sustainable, traditional fishermen Sadly, the same cannot be said for East Anglia.
In both East Anglia and the South West, property values were up by 5.
Matt Coleman Bloodstock agent and commentator I LIVE in Newmarket for my day job and now I've got a young baby I tend to stay close to East Anglia for commentating purposes, with one or two out of area thrown in, so I'd favour some of my local courses if I were advising people where to go for a great day out.
Mohammad Ali Shaikh, Vice Chancellor SMIU, visited University of East Anglia (UEA) of the UK as a part of "Future Leaders Programme" organized in collaboration with British Council, whose three-member team was also part of it.

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