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...
- A county seat is an administrative center, seat of government, or capital city of a county or civil parish. The term is used in Canada, China, Romania...
- County Durham (/ˈdʌrəm/, locally /ˈdɜrəm/ listen) is a county in North East England. The county town is Durham, a cathedral city. The largest settlement...
- County Galway (/ˈɡɔːlweɪ/ GAWL-way; Irish: Contae na Gaillimhe) is a county in Ireland. It is located in the West of Ireland, part of the province of...
- In the United States, a county is an administrative or political subdivision of a state that consists of a geographic region with specific boundaries and...
- The West Midlands County is a metropolitan county and combined authority area in western-central England with a 2014 estimated po****tion of 2,808,356...
- lists the 3,242 counties and county equivalents of the United States. The 50 states of the United States are divided into 3,007 counties, political and...
- Ireland, a county town is the most important town in a county. It is usually the location of administrative or judicial functions within a county and the...
- County Laois (/liːʃ/ LEESH; Irish: Contae Laoise) is a county in Ireland. It is located in the south of the Midlands Region and is also located in the...
- County Antrim (named after the town of Antrim, from Irish: Aontroim, meaning "lone ridge", [ˈeːnˠt̪ˠɾˠɪmʲ]) is one of six counties that form Northern Ireland...
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