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...
- of its 14 counties. The number of counties per state ranges from the three counties of Delaware to the 254 counties of Texas. Most counties have subdivisions...
- County Durham (/ˈdʌrəm/, locally /ˈdɜrəm/ listen) is a county in North East England. The county town is Durham, a cathedral city. County Durham can refer...
- 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...
- Angeles County, officially the County of Los Angeles, in the Los Angeles metropolitan area of the U.S. state of California, is the most populous county in...
- 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...
- The county of West Midlands is a metropolitan county and combined authority area in western-central England with a 2018 estimated po****tion of 2,916,458...
- 459, making it the most populous county in Texas and the third most populous county in the United States. Its county seat is Houston, the largest city...
- Arlington County is a county in the Commonwealth of Virginia, often referred to simply as Arlington or Arlington, Virginia. The county is situated in Northern...
- Cook County is the most populous county in the U.S. state of Illinois and the second-most-populous county in the United States after Los Angeles County, California...
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