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...
- original county structure has its origins in the Middle Ages. These counties are often referred to as the historic, traditional or former counties. The Local...
- the counties. It created new entities called "administrative counties". An administrative county comprised all of the county apart from the county boroughs;...
- 3,000 counties, or just 4.6% of all counties; the five largest counties ordered by po****tion are Los Angeles County, California; Cook County, Illinois;...
- 58 counties. The state was first divided into 27 counties on February 18, 1850. These were further sub-divided to form sixteen additional counties by...
- Republic of Ireland, some counties have been split resulting in the creation of new counties. Along with certain defined cities, counties still form the basis...
- decided to abolish some of the counties and to merge them with other counties to form larger ones, reducing the number of counties from 19 to 11, which was...
- is a list of the 67 counties of the U.S. state of Pennsylvania. The city of Philadelphia is coterminous with Philadelphia County, the muni****lities having...
- 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...