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Middlesex

[mid-l-seks] /ˈmɪd lˌsɛks/
noun
1.
a former county in SE England, now part of Greater London.
2.
a borough in central New Jersey.
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British Dictionary definitions for Middlesex

Middlesex

/ˈmɪdəlˌsɛks/
noun
1.
a former county of SE England: became mostly part of N and W Greater London in 1965 Middx
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Word Origin and History for Middlesex

literally "(land of the) Middle Saxons" (those between Essex and Wessex); originally a much larger region. See middle + Saxon.

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