Sussex meaning

sŭs'ĭks
An Anglo-Saxon kingdom of southern England bordering on the English Channel. Founded in the fifth century ad , it was captured by the kingdom of Wessex in 825.
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Former Anglo-Saxon kingdom in SE England.
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Former county of SE England, on the English Channel: now divided into two counties, East Sussex & West Sussex.
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Any of a breed of domestic chicken, originating in Sussex, with speckled or reddish feathers, usually raised for its meat.
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Origin of sussex

  • ME Suth-sæxe < OE Suth-Seaxe, South Saxon (land or people): see south & Saxon
    From Webster's New World College Dictionary, 5th Edition