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...
- County Durham (/ˈdʌrəm/, locally /ˈdɜːrəm/) is a county in North East England. The county town is Durham, a cathedral city. The largest settlement is...
- 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 County Championship, currently known as the Specsavers County Championship for sponsorship reasons, is the domestic first-cl**** cricket competition...
- County Galway (Irish: Contae na Gaillimhe) is a county in Ireland. It is located in the West of Ireland, part of the province of Connacht. There are several...
- 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...
- A county town in Great Britain or Ireland is usually, but not always, the location of administrative or judicial functions within the county. The concept...
- metropolitan county in western-central England with a 2014 estimated po****tion of 2,808,356, making it the second most populous county in England after...
- Sierra County is the name of two counties in the United States: Sierra County, California Sierra County, New Mexico...
- Crawford County is the name of eleven counties in the United States: Crawford County, Arkansas Crawford County, Georgia Crawford County, Illinois Crawford...
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