Kent


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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

(kɛnt)
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

(kɛnt)

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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Kent and Berry Davis, all of Tucson, crossed the Santa Catalina mountains and traveled due west, as nearly as the configuration of the country permitted.
He paused and added, with his eye on Frank and with a strong emphasis on the words: "We men of Kent are made of tough material.
I ought to know something about East Kent," Frank answered.
He means to send for his horses immediately, and it is impossible to say when you may see him in Kent.
He also used to meet her at Hever Castle in Kent, and also somewhere near St.
And they would go to Kent, and the first thing they would see in Kent, when they got there, would be Henry and Anne fooling round Hever Castle.
The wedding took place: the bride and bridegroom set off for Kent from the church door, and everybody had as much to say, or to hear, on the subject as usual.
With the former coach coming back, though, Kent expected to see the arena at its best.
Despite dominating possession, Kent fell behind when Tom Hodgson successfully converted the first of his three first-half penalties following a ruck infringement on 20 minutes.
Commendable caution is employed throughout William Kent in highlighting where there is confidence but not certainty over Kent's involvement in works described.
The top two Warwickshire partnerships Leyla Ogan and Hannah James at first pair and seconds Luisa Cowper and Natasha Hillyer both narrowly lost to the top Kent pair but each won their other two rubbers to clinch a victory.

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