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Sussex

[ suhs-iks ]
/ ˈsʌs ɪks /
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noun

a former county in SE England: divided into East Sussex and West Sussex.
one of an English breed of red beef cattle.
one of an English breed of chickens, raised chiefly for marketing as roasters.
a kingdom of the Anglo-Saxon heptarchy in SE England.

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Sussex
/ (ˈsʌsɪks) /

noun

(until 1974) a county of SE England, now divided into the separate counties of East Sussex and West Sussex
(in Anglo-Saxon England) the kingdom of the South Saxons, which became a shire of the kingdom of Wessex in the early 9th century a.d
a breed of red beef cattle originally from Sussex
a heavy and long-established breed of domestic fowl used principally as a table bird
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