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

  • An Anglo-Saxon kingdom of southern England bordering on the English Channel. Founded in the fifth century A.D., it was captured by the kingdom of Wessex in 825.

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  • proper n. A maritime county in the south-east of England (now divided into east- and west-), bordered by Surrey, Kent, Hampshire and the English Channel.

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  • n. a county in southern England on the English Channel; formerly an Anglo-Saxon kingdom that was captured by Wessex in the 9th century

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