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eofor's Avatar Jump to comment 19 by eofor

Interesting name Kent. It's derived from a Pre-Roman tribal group of Britons called the Cantii (bloody heathens and pagans!). The county capital, Canterbury (Durovernum Cantiacorum), also retains this original Iron Age root meaning. Sorry, higly irrelevant post, but I like placenames (geek).

Fri, 06 Jun 2008 02:25:00 UTC | #179819