Associations to the word «County»


COUNTY, noun. (historical) The land ruled by a count or a countess.
COUNTY, noun. An administrative region of various countries, including Bhutan, Canada, China, Croatia, France, Ireland, Japan, New Zealand, Norway, Poland, Serbia and Montenegro and Sweden, the United Kingdom and the United States.
COUNTY, noun. A definitive geographic region, without direct administrative functions.
COUNTY, adjective. Characteristic of a ‘county family’; representative of the gentry or aristocracy of a county.
COUNTY BROWNIE, noun. (US) (Indiana) (slang) A sheriff.
COUNTY BROWNIES, noun. Plural of county brownie
COUNTY DURHAM, proper noun. A maritime county of England bordered by the North Sea, Northumberland, Tyne and Wear, Cumbria and North Yorkshire.
COUNTY FAIR, noun. An agricultural show.
COUNTY FAMILY, noun. (British) (Ireland) In Britain and Ireland, a family of the landed gentry.
COUNTY PALATINATE, noun. (historical) Alternative form of county palatine
COUNTY PALATINATE OF THE RHINE, proper noun. (geography) (historical) A German state of the Holy Roman Empire.
COUNTY PALATINE, noun. (historical) A county, usually a marchland, whose ruler was granted near-royal authority within its area while still owing allegiance to the realm's king or emperor.
COUNTY SEAT, noun. The city in which the offices of county government are located.
COUNTY SEATS, noun. Plural of county seat
COUNTY TOWN, noun. The administrative town of a county in Ireland or the United Kingdom.

Dictionary definition

COUNTY, noun. (United Kingdom) a region created by territorial division for the purpose of local government; "the county has a population of 12,345 people".
COUNTY, noun. (United States) the largest administrative district within a state; "the county plans to build a new road".

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