Essex

biographical name

Definition of Essex

2nd Earl of — see devereux

Essex

geographical name Es·sex \ ˈe-siks \

Definition of Essex

county of southeastern England bordering on the North Sea and the northern shore of the Thames River; was one of the kingdoms in the Anglo-Saxon heptarchy; capital Chelmsford area 1470 square miles (3807 square kilometers), population 1,393,587

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