Definition of Sussex

1. Noun. A county in southern England on the English Channel; formerly an Anglo-Saxon kingdom that was captured by Wessex in the 9th century.

Generic synonyms: County
Group relationships: England

Definition of Sussex

1. Proper noun. A maritime county in the south-east of England (now divided into east- and west-), bordered by Surrey, Kent, Hampshire and the English Channel. ¹

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Sussex

Susan B. Anthony
Susan B Anthony dollar
Susan Brownell Anthony
Susan Sontag
Susquehanna River

Literary usage of Sussex

Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:

1. Bulletin of the New York Public Library by New York Public Library (1910)
"Calendar of sussex marriage licences recorded in the Consistory Court of tue bishop of ... CO Royalist compositions in sussex during the Commonwealth. ..."

2. Catalogueby Colorado State Library by Colorado State Library (1884)
"Woods, F. H 1882 i sussex, Thomas, Earl of. See Savile. sussex. ... 1874 F 395 sussex Archaeological Collections, relating to the History and Antiquities of ..."

3. Quarterly Review by William Gifford, John Taylor Coleridge, John Gibson Lockhart, Whitwell Elwin, William Macpherson, William Smith, John Murray, George Walter Prothero, Rowland Edmund Prothero Ernle (1862)
"Handbook for Travellers in Kent and sussex. 1858.; sussex, or, as the name ... narrated the sussex legend °f Claudia and Pudens, and have given a full ..."

4. History of England from the Fall of Wolsey to the Death of Elizabeth by James Anthony Froude (1881)
"Once more Lord sussex set his trap, and this time he baited it more skilfully. ... Lord sussex had a sister with him in Dublin, and Shan sent an intimation ..."

5. The History of the Norman Conquest of England: Its Causes and Its Results by Edward Augustus Freeman (1876)
"THE CONDITION OK KENT, sussex, AND SURREY. NOTHING better upsets the legendary belief that Kent obtained special privileges from William than a glance at ..."

6. Dictionary of National Biography by Leslie Stephen, Sidney Lee (1887)
"The family of De Cheyne was originally seated in Hertfordshire, but subsequently spread into Kent, sussex, Somersetshire, Devonshire, Buckinghamshire, ..."

7. Readers' Guide to Periodical Literature by H.W. Wilson Company (1916)
"Nation Germany's denial in the sussex case. Lit Digest 62:1129-31 Ap 22 '16 Story of ... Outlook 102:427 Ap 20 '16 Story of the war: who sank the sussex? ..."

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