Kent
I. biographical name James 1763-1847 American jurist II. biographical name Rockwell 1882-1971 American painter & illustrator III. geographical name 1. city NE Ohio SE of Cleveland population 27,906 2. city W Washington S of Seattle population 79,524 3. county SE England bordering on Strait of Dover; one of kingdoms in Anglo-Saxon heptarchy capital Maidstone area 1493 square miles (3867 square kilometers), population 1,485,100 • Kentish adjective

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  • Kent — /kent/, n. 1. James, 1763 1847, U.S. jurist. 2. Rockwell /rok wel , weuhl/, 1882 1971, U.S. illustrator and painter. 3. William, 1685 1748, English painter, architect, and landscape gardener. 4. a county in SE England. 1,445,400; 1442 sq. mi.… …   Universalium

  • Kent — Kent, OH U.S. city in Ohio Population (2000): 27906 Housing Units (2000): 10435 Land area (2000): 8.687165 sq. miles (22.499654 sq. km) Water area (2000): 0.020613 sq. miles (0.053388 sq. km) Total area (2000): 8.707778 sq. miles (22.553042 sq.… …   StarDict's U.S. Gazetteer Places

  • kent — kent; kent·i·cism; kent·ish; kent·ish·man; kent·ledge; tash·kent; un·kent; …   English syllables

  • Kent — a ↑county in southeast England, sometimes called the Garden of England because of the fruit and vegetables it produces. Kent 2 Kent, Clark a character in US ↑comics (=magazines with stories told in pictures) , films, and television programmes… …   Dictionary of contemporary English

  • Kent — es un condado inglés, situado al sureste de Londres. El condado ocupa un área de 3.736 Km² y tiene una población (2003) de 1.599.912 habitantes. Su capital es Maidstone. Kent limita con East Sussex, Surrey, Gran Londres y Essex. Tiene también una …   Enciclopedia Universal

  • Kent — Kent1 [kent] 1. James 1763 1847; U.S. jurist 2. Rockwell [räk′wel΄] 1882 1971; U.S. artist Kent2 [kent] county in SE England: formerly, an Anglo Saxon kingdom (6th 9th cent. A.D. ): 1,442 sq mi (3,735 sq km); pop. 1,509,000 …   English World dictionary

  • Kent — m 1 English: transferred use of the surname, which originally denoted someone from the county of Kent. This is probably named with a Celtic element meaning ‘border’. Its use as a given name is of recent origin, but is now quite popular. 2… …   First names dictionary

  • Kent — Très rare en France, le nom est surtout présent en Angleterre, où il désigne celui qui est originaire du comté de Kent …   Noms de famille

  • Kent. — Kent. oder Ky., Abkürzung für Kentucky (Staat) …   Meyers Großes Konversations-Lexikon

  • Kent — Kent, südöstlichste Grafsch. Englands, 4028 qkm, (1901) 1.351.849 E., fruchtbares Hügelland; Hauptstadt Maidstone (früher Canterbury). In K., dem alten Cantium, landete Cäsar 55 v. Chr., und das Königr. K. (Cantia, Cantwara) war 449 die erste… …   Kleines Konversations-Lexikon

  • Kent. — Kent. (auch Ky.), offizielle Abkürzung für den nordamerik. Staat Kentucky …   Kleines Konversations-Lexikon

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