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East Anglia

noun
1.
an early English kingdom in SE Britain: modern Norfolk and Suffolk.
Related forms
East Anglian, adjective, noun
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  • Really the superintendent was easily drawn, for an east anglian countryman.

    The Shrieking Pit Arthur J. Rees
  • Herring are, as our east anglian fishermen say, “ondependable” in their travels.

  • Borrow was proud of being an east anglian, and we are proud of him.

    Immortal Memories Clement Shorter
  • "No, sir, she isn't," replied the girl with a strong east anglian accent.

    The Sign of Silence William Le Queux
  • The dialect of the village was, I need not add, east anglian.

    East Anglia J. Ewing Ritchie
  • It is generally claimed for Young that he was p. 284an east anglian.

    East Anglia J. Ewing Ritchie
  • The ‘o,’ as in ‘bowls,’ it is specially difficult for an east anglian to pronounce.

    East Anglia J. Ewing Ritchie
  • Compared to that east anglian nectar all other nectars were “swipes.”

    Wild Wales George Borrow
  • He even spoke with a strong, if imperfect, east anglian accent.

    The Life of George Borrow Herbert Jenkins
  • Then there is the jealousy of every other thane, if she chooses an east anglian.

    Havelok The Dane Charles Whistler
British Dictionary definitions for east anglian

East Anglian

adjective
1.
of or relating to East Anglia or its inhabitants
noun
2.
a native or inhabitant of East Anglia

East Anglia

noun
1.
a region of E England south of the Wash: consists of Norfolk and Suffolk, and parts of Essex and Cambridgeshire
2.
an Anglo-Saxon kingdom that consisted of Norfolk and Suffolk in the 6th century ad; became a dependency of Mercia in the 8th century
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