Definitions for "Sussex"
Keywords:  kingdom, britain, england, wessex, hove
county at the southeastern tip of Great Britain.
a former Anglo-Saxon kingdom in southern England on the English Channel; was captured by Wessex in the 9th century
Sussex is a historic county in South East England corresponding roughly in area to the ancient Kingdom of Sussex. It is bounded on the north by Surrey, northeast by Kent, south by the English Channel, and west by Hampshire, and is divided for local government into West Sussex and East Sussex and the City of Brighton and Hove. The latter was created a unitary authority in 1997; and was granted City status in 2000.
Keywords:  bantams, backyard, chicken, breed, dual
The Sussex chicken is a dual purpose breed that is a popular backyard chicken in many countries. They come in seven colours and have a bantam version at 1/4 size; the bantams may be any of the seven colours. The Sussex breed club was formed in 1903.
The Sussex was a cross-channel passenger ferry, which became the focus of an international incident when she was torpedoed by a German U-Boat in 1916.