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

- equivalent to counties in predominantly English-speaking countries. Counties are the current second-level political division in Kenya. Each county has an ****embly...
- 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 Counties and areas for the purposes of the lieutenancies, informally known as ceremonial counties, also referred to as the lieutenancy areas of England...
- a consolidated city-county. Some muni****lities are in multiple counties; New York City is uniquely partitioned into five counties, referred to at the...
- The counties of Wales may refer to: Prin****l areas of Wales — see Local government in Wales Preserved counties of Wales, used for ceremonial purposes...
- There are 62 counties in the state of New York. The original twelve counties were created immediately after the British takeover of the Dutch colony of...
- The original county structure has its origins in the Middle Ages. These counties are often referred to as historic or traditional counties. The Local Government...
- Tennessee County in North Carolina became Tennessee County, Tennessee, and was divided into Montgomery and Robertson Counties. Three Tennessee counties operate...
- of six historic counties: County Antrim, County Armagh, County Down, County Fermanagh, County Londonderry, County Tyrone. These counties are no longer used...
- surrounding counties) between 1834 and 1840. The oldest and newest counties in Indiana are Knox County, created in 1790, and Newton County, created in...
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