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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.
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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

(kɛnt)
n
(Biography) William. ?1685–1748, English architect, landscape gardener, and interior designer
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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.
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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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References in periodicals archive ?
Competing over 400 metres in the Home Nations Schools' International in Ashford, Kent, William Curtis, trained by Derek Wilcox at the International Stadium, finished in fourth place in 49.35s.
Applying for judicial review of a decision to close Sittingbourne Magistrates' Court in Kent, William Clegg QC told three judges the consultation process that led to the closure decision last December was so flawed that the decision should be quashed.