Definition of Counties. Meaning of Counties. Synonyms of Counties

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Definition of Counties

Counties
County Coun"ty (koun"t?), n.; pl. Counties (-t?z). [F. comt?, fr. LL. comitatus. See Count.] 1. An earldom; the domain of a count or earl. [Obs.] 2. A circuit or particular portion of a state or kingdom, separated from the rest of the territory, for certain purposes in the administration of justice and public affairs; -- called also a shire. See Shire. Every county, every town, every family, was in agitation. --Macaulay.

Meaning of Counties from wikipedia

- by two or three counties. Such counties are called 倚郭縣 (yǐguō xiàn, 'county leaning on the city walls') or 附郭縣 (fùguō xiàn, 'county attached to the city...
- composed of a mixture of 95 counties and 38 independent cities. Maryland, Missouri and Nevada are each composed entirely of counties, except that each also...
- The home counties are the counties of England that surround London. The counties are not precisely defined but Berkshire, Buckinghamshire, Es****, Hertfordshire...
- The counties of England are divisions of England. Counties have been used as administrative areas in England since Anglo-Saxon times. There are two main...
- some counties have been split resulting in the creation of new counties: there are currently 26 counties, 3 cities and 2 cities and counties that demarcate...
- Ceremonial counties, formally known as counties for the purposes of the lieutenancies, are areas of England to which lord-lieutenants are appointed. They...
- There are 67 counties in the U.S. state of Florida, which became a territory of the U.S. in 1821 with two counties complementing the provincial divisions...
- Province of Pennsylvania's Three Lower Counties had been transferred from New York Colony in 1682. In 1701 these counties became a separate colony called Delaware...
- is divided into fifteen counties. Each is administered by a superintendent appointed by the President. List of Liberian counties by Human Development Index...
- New Amsterdam; two of these counties were later abolished, their land going to M****achusetts. The newest is Bronx County, created in 1914 from the portions...