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Kent

[kent] /kɛnt/
noun
1.
James, 1763–1847, U.S. jurist.
2.
Rockwell
[rok-wel,, -wuh l] /ˈrɒkˌwɛl,, -wəl/ (Show IPA),
1882–1971, U.S. illustrator and painter.
3.
William, 1685–1748, English painter, architect, and landscape gardener.
4.
a county in SE England. 1442 sq. mi. (3735 sq. km).
5.
an ancient English kingdom in SE Great Britain.
6.
a city in NE Ohio.
7.
a town in central Washington.
8.
a male given name: from the Old English name of a county in England.
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British Dictionary definitions for james kent

kent

/kɛnt/
verb
1.
a past tense and past participle of ken

Kent1

/kɛnt/
noun
1.
a county of SE England, on the English Channel: the first part of Great Britain to be colonized by the Romans; one of the seven kingdoms of Anglo-Saxon England until absorbed by Wessex in the 9th century ad. Apart from the Downs it is mostly low-lying and agricultural, specializing in fruit and hops. The Medway towns of Rochester and Gillingham became an independent unitary authority in 1998. Administrative centre: Maidstone. Pop (excluding Medway): 1 348 800 (2003 est). Area (excluding Medway): 3526 sq km (1361 sq miles)

Kent2

/kɛnt/
noun
1.
William. ?1685–1748, English architect, landscape gardener, and interior designer
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Word Origin and History for james kent
Kent
L. Canticum, Gk. Kantion (51 B.C.E.), an ancient Celtic name often explained as "coastal district," but possibly "land of the hosts or armies."
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