Wessex

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Etymology[edit]

From Middle English Wessex, from Old English Wes-Seaxna, West-Seaxe, West-Seaxan(Wessex, literally west Saxons), from Old English west +‎ Seaxe, land of the West Saxons.

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Wessex

  1. One of the seven major Anglo-Saxon kingdoms, existing between the 6th and 9th centuries, and comprising most of England south of the Thames.