from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition

  • A borough of southeast England on the English Channel south of London. It became a fashionable resort after 1783 when the Prince of Wales (later George IV) began to patronize it. The Royal Pavilion, in a combination of Chinese and Mogul styles, was designed by the noted architect John Nash (1752-1835). Population: 134,000.

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  • proper n. A town in East Sussex, England

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  • n. a city in East Sussex in southern England that is a popular resort; site of the University of Sussex


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