an early English kingdom in SE Britain: modern Norfolk and Suffolk.
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Related formsEast Anglian, adjective, noun
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British Dictionary definitions for east anglia
a region of E England south of the Wash: consists of Norfolk and Suffolk, and parts of Essex and Cambridgeshire
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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