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...
- Butte County may refer to: Butte County, California Butte County, Idaho Box Butte County, Nebraska Butte County, South Dakota...
- Es**** (/ˈɛsɪks/) is a county in south-east England, north-east of London. One of the home counties, it borders Suffolk and Cambridgeshire to the north...
- 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 Antrim (named after the town of Antrim, from Irish: Aontroim, meaning "lone ridge", [ˈeːnˠt̪ˠɾˠɪmʲ]) is one of six counties that form Northern Ireland...
- 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...
- Boone County may refer to: Boone County, Arkansas Boone County, Illinois Boone County, Indiana Boone County, Iowa Boone County, Kentucky Boone County, Missouri...
- The U.S. state of Indiana has 92 counties. Each county serves as the local level of government within its borders. Although Indiana was organized into...
- Crawford County is the name of twelve counties in the United States: Crawford County, Arkansas Crawford County, Georgia Crawford County, Illinois Crawford...
- Randolph County is the name of eight counties in the United States: Randolph County, Alabama Randolph County, Arkansas Randolph County, Georgia Randolph...
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