Definition of County. Meaning of County. Synonyms of County

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Definition of County

County
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 County from wikipedia

- A county is a geographical region of a country used for administrative or other purposes, in certain modern nations. The term is derived from the Old French...
- subdivided administratively into 19 counties (megyék, singular: megye) and the capital city (főváros) Budapest. The counties are further subdivided into 174...
- Es**** (/ˈɛsɪks/) is a county in the south-east of England, north-east of London. One of the home counties, it borders Suffolk and Cambridgeshire to the...
- of a state is a county, which is a region having specific boundaries and usually some level of governmental authority. The term "county" is used in 48...
- county in southeast England. It is now entirely within the wider urbanised area of London. Its area is now also mostly within the ceremonial county of...
- the counties. It created new entities called "administrative counties". An administrative county comprised all of the county apart from the county boroughs:...
- Boone County may refer to: Boone County, Arkansas Boone County, Illinois Boone County, Indiana Boone County, Iowa Boone County, Kentucky Boone County, Missouri...
- Butte County may refer to: Butte County, California Butte County, Idaho Box Butte County, Nebraska Butte County, South Dakota...
- County Cork (Irish: Contae Chorcaí) is a county in Ireland. It is the largest and southernmost county of Ireland, situated in the province of Munster...
- metropolitan county and city region in western-central England with a 2014 estimated po****tion of 2,808,356, making it the second most populous county in England...
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