Kent meaning

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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.
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(person) 1763-1847; U.S. jurist.
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(person) 1882-1971; U.S. artist.
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(place) County in SE England: formerly, an Anglo-Saxon kingdom (6th-9th cent. a.d.): 1,442 sq mi (3,735 sq km)
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Simple past tense and past participle of ken.
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A maritime county in the southeast of England bordered by East Sussex, Surrey, Greater London, the North Sea and the English Channel.
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A surname​ derived from the place name.
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A male given name transferred from the surname; of mostly American usage, but never popular.
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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.
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Origin of kent

  • Old English Cent, from Latin Cantium, from Brythonic *Cantio (compare Old Irish céite 'gathering, folkmoot, hillock').

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