Pronunciation: (sus'iks), [key]
1. a former county in SE England: divided into East Sussex and West Sussex.
2. one of an English breed of red beef cattle.
3. one of an English breed of chickens, raised chiefly for marketing as roasters.
4. a kingdom of the Anglo-Saxon heptarchy in SE England. See map under Mercia.
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