2nd Earl of. Devereux, Robert.
a county in SE England. 1,418 sq. mi. (3,670 sq. km).
a town in N Maryland, near Baltimore.
a town in W Vermont.
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How to use Essex in a sentence
Elizabeth Green, who is in her 50s, first got into the sport in 2019 after seeing adverts for a new women’s team in Essex, in south-east England.The Radically Inclusive World of England's Grassroots Women's Soccer Clubs | Eloise Barry/London | July 30, 2022 | Time
Her most likely GOP opponent is Morris County Commissioner Tayfun Selen, who has the backing of the party committees in Morris and Essex counties, which contain most GOP primary voters in the district.16 Primaries To Watch In Iowa, Mississippi, Montana, New Jersey, New Mexico And South Dakota | Geoffrey Skelley (firstname.lastname@example.org) | June 7, 2022 | FiveThirtyEight
British sprinter Mark Cavendish revealed on his Instagram account that he and his family were robbed at knifepoint at their home in Essex, England, on November 27.What You Missed: Forest Services Limits Boundary Waters Entry Permits | Fred Dreier | December 8, 2021 | Outside Online
Fresh off a run as toxic alpha Regina George in Broadway’s Mean Girls, Reneé Rapp plays rich New Yorker Leighton, an Essex legacy with a frat-boy older brother, sorority ambitions and a pair of high-school friends who dumped her as a roommate.If You Like Sex Education, You’ll Love Mindy Kaling’s The Sex Lives of College Girls | Judy Berman | November 18, 2021 | Time
Essex police also halted an investigation into the case of one of the English women, who accused Nelly of assaulting her after a gig at Cliffs Pavilion in Southend, due to her failure to testify.Nelly’s Sexual-Assault Allegations Should Not Be Forgotten | Kyndall Cunningham | September 29, 2021 | The Daily Beast
Three years later, another father and son duo found a 500-year-old gold pendant worth $4 million in Essex.
“They get paid for their oil in dollars,” said David Solin, a partner at Foreign Exchange Analytics in Essex, Connecticut.Did Russia Just Dump a Huge Amount of U.S. Government Bonds? | Daniel Gross | March 20, 2014 | THE DAILY BEAST
“It is a little more exciting,” said Joe DiVincenzo, the Essex County Executive in the lobby of the statehouse, prior to speech.In State of the State, Christie Tries to Cross the Bridge | David Freedlander | January 14, 2014 | THE DAILY BEAST
According to the Essex court document, that move may have cost her custody of her child.Italian Woman Says British Doctors Forced Her to Have a C-Section, Took Her Baby | Barbie Latza Nadeau and Nico Hines | December 5, 2013 | THE DAILY BEAST
Then the power went out next door, at a shelter housed by the Essex County Office of Emergency Management.At New Jersey’s Turtle Back Zoo, Humans Slept Alongside the Pythons | Winston Ross | November 5, 2012 | THE DAILY BEAST
Essex hanged a few without much effect, for they preferred both starving and hanging to fighting.
Then someone hinted to Essex that cows were moveable property, and that he had better be on his guard.
The cattle reached the shelter of thick woods, and Essex returned to learn that many of the townsmen were in the plot.
Essex could do nothing against the enemy, but some whom he considered lukewarm friends were more within his power.
Two trusty messengers were accordingly sent, Essex not concealing his opinion that force alone could reduce the North.
British Dictionary definitions for Essex (1 of 2)
a county of SE England, on the North Sea and the Thames estuary; the geographical and ceremonial county includes Thurrock and Southend-on-Sea, which became independent unitary authorities in 1998. Administrative centre: Chelmsford. Pop (excluding unitary authorities): 1 324 100 (2003 est). Area (excluding unitary authorities): 3446 sq km (1310 sq miles)
an Anglo-Saxon kingdom that in the early 7th century ad comprised the modern county of Essex and much of Hertfordshire and Surrey. By the late 8th century, Essex had become a dependency of the kingdom of Mercia
British Dictionary definitions for Essex (2 of 2)
2nd Earl of, title of Robert Devereux. ?1566–1601, English soldier and favourite of Queen Elizabeth I; executed for treason
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