Definitions for kentkɛnt
Random House Webster's College Dictionary
Rockwell, 1882–1971, U.S. illustrator and painter.
a county in SE England. 1,538,800; 1442 sq. mi. (3735 sq. km).
Category: Geography (places)
an early English kingdom in SE Britain.
Category: Geography (places), Ancient History, Western History
a county in southeastern England on the English Channel; formerly an Anglo-Saxon kingdom, it was the first to be colonized by the Romans
Kent, Rockwell Kent(noun)
United States painter noted for his woodcuts (1882-1971)
A maritime county in the southeast of England bordered by Sussex, Surrey, London, the North Sea and the English Channel.
derived from the place name.
transferred from the surname; of mostly American usage, but never popular.
Origin: Cent, from Cantium, from *Cantio (compare Old Irish céite 'gathering, folkmoot, hillock').
The Nuttall Encyclopedia
English maritime county in the extreme SE.; lies between the Thames estuary and the Strait of Dover, with Surrey and Sussex on the W.; it is hilly, with marshes in the SE. and on the Thames shore; is watered by the Medway, Stour, and Darent; has beautiful scenery, rich pasturage, and fine agricultural land, largely under hops and market-gardens; a large part of London is in Kent; Maidstone (32) is the county town; Rochester (26) and Canterbury (23) are cathedral cities; Woolwich (99), Gravesend (35), and Dover (33) are seaports, and Margate and Ramsgate watering-places.
Translations for kent
Kernerman English Multilingual Dictionary
towns in general as opposed to the countryside
Do you live in the country or the town?
- cidadePortuguese (BR)
- die StadtGerman
- αστική περιοχήGreek
- नगर, टाउन, वह बस्ती जो गांव से बड़ी हो किंतु शहर से छोटी होHindi
- 城市Chinese (Trad.)
- غير ديہاتUrdu
- thành thịVietnamese
- 城市Chinese (Simp.)
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