Definition of East Saxon in English:

East Saxon

noun

historical
  • A native or inhabitant of the Anglo-Saxon kingdom of Essex.

adjective

historical
  • Of, designating, or characteristic of the East Saxons.

Origin

Late Middle English; earliest use found in John Trevisa (c1342–?1402), translator. From east + Saxon, formed on the model of West Saxon and West Saxon as noun and adjective corresponding to the name of the Anglo-Saxon kingdom of Essex.

Pronunciation

East Saxon

/ˌiːs(t) ˈsaksn/