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Es·sex

 (ĕs′ĭks)
A historical region and Anglo-Saxon kingdom of southeast England. Probably settled by Saxons in the early sixth century, the kingdom was long dominated by Mercia and later by Wessex before and after its inclusion in the Danelaw territories from 886 to 917.
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Essex

(ˈɛsɪks)
n
1. (Placename) a county of SE England, on the North Sea and the Thames estuary; the geographical and ceremonial county includes Thurrock and Southend-on-Sea, which became independent unitary authorities in 1998. Administrative centre: Chelmsford. Pop (excluding unitary authorities): 1 324 100 (2003 est). Area (excluding unitary authorities): 3446 sq km (1310 sq miles)
2. (Historical Terms) an Anglo-Saxon kingdom that in the early 7th century ad comprised the modern county of Essex and much of Hertfordshire and Surrey. By the late 8th century, Essex had become a dependency of the kingdom of Mercia

Essex

(ˈɛsɪks)
n
(Biography) 2nd Earl of, title of Robert Devereux. ?1566–1601, English soldier and favourite of Queen Elizabeth I; executed for treason
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Es•sex

(ˈɛs ɪks)

n.
1. 2nd Earl of, Devereux, Robert.
2. a county in SE England. 1,548,800; 1418 sq. mi. (3670 sq. km).
3. a kingdom of the Anglo-Saxon heptarchy in SE England.
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Essex

An automobile produced by Hudson Motor Car company of Detroit, Michigan from 1918 to 1932.
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Noun1.Essex - a county in southeastern England on the North Sea and the Thames estuaryEssex - a county in southeastern England on the North Sea and the Thames estuary
England - a division of the United Kingdom
Home Counties - the English counties surrounding London into which Greater London has expanded
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