county in SE England: formerly, an Anglo-Saxon kingdom (6th-9th cent. ): 1,442 sq mi (3,735 sq km)
A past tense and a past participle of ken.
- 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.
- 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.
- simple past tense and past participle of ken