Definition for word 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.

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- a county is a geographical region of a country used for administrative or other purposes in certain modern nations. its etymology derives
- the counties of iran , also called shahrestan. (??????? shahrest?n. are administrative divisions of larger provinces (ostan). respectively.
- in the united states , a county is a political and geographic subdivision of a state , usually assigned some governmental authority the
- the state of texas is divided into 254 counties , more than any other u.s. state texas was originally divided into municipalities , a
- this is a list of the one hundred and twenty counties in the u.s. state of kentucky . kentucky has 120 counties; depending on definitions
- this is a list of counties in minnesota. there are 87 counties in the u.s. state of minnesota . there are also several historical counties .
- image:croatia-counties-colorkey450px. png , thumb , left , 350px , alt map of present-day counties of croatia , counties of croatia
- file:florida counties. jpg , thumb , right , 500px , alt a map of florida's counties with counties labeled. florida is shaped liked an 'l'
- a county (maakond) is an administrative subdivision of estonia . estonia is divided into 15 counties. of each county is led by a maavanem
- the u.s state of colorado is divided into 64 counties . counties are important units of government in colorado since the state has no

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