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West Sussex,

county (1991 pop. 692,800), 768 sq mi (1,990 sq km), S England. ChichesterChichester
, city and district (1991 pop. 26,050), West Sussex, S England. Chichester is an agricultural, retailing, and yachting center and the administrative seat of West Sussex. It has some light industry.
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 is the county seat. Administratively, the county is divided into the districts of Chichester, Arun, Worthing, Adur, Horsham, Crawley, and Mid Sussex. A chalk ridge runs from the county's east to west edge. In the south the land flattens into a gentle plain. After early Roman invasions, the Saxons moved across Sussex. The Normans deposed them, leaving behind monasteries and castles. West Sussex is essentially a resort area; Littlehampton, Bognor Regis, and WorthingWorthing
, town (1991 pop. 90,687), West Sussex, S England. It is a seaside resort with a significant retired population. Protected by the South Downs, the area has an unusually warm climate. Fruits, vegetables, and flowers are cultivated.
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 are the most popular tourist spots. See also SussexSussex,
former county, SE England, since 1888 divided for administrative purposes into East Sussex and West Sussex. Lewes is the county seat of East Sussex; Chichester of West Sussex.
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West Sussex

a county of SE England, comprising part of the former county of Sussex: mainly low-lying, with the South Downs in the S. Administrative centre: Chichester. Pop.: 758 600 (2003 est.). Area: 1989 sq. km (768 sq. miles)
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CRAWLEY, WEST SUSSEX, England -- Leading vacuum equipment manufacturer Edwards, has announced the appointment of James Gentilcore to the board of Edwards Group Limited as a non-executive director.
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