Essex
I. biographical name 2d Earl of — see Devereux II. geographical name county SE England bordering on North Sea & N shore of Thames River; one of kingdoms in Anglo-Saxon heptarchy capital Chelmsford area 1470 square miles (3807 square kilometers), population 1,495,600

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