County (noun)

A geographical and administrative area in the United Kingdom and Ireland, or in the United States and Canada, typically larger than a town or city and smaller than a state, governed by a county council or county board.


Old english cūnty, cūntege, from cūn "known" + -ty, -tege "place".


  1. I was born and raised in the county before moving to the city.
  2. The county fair is the biggest event of the year, drawing people from all over the region.
  3. The county's population has grown rapidly in recent years due to a influx of new residents.
  4. The county government is responsible for maintaining the roads and providing social services to residents.
  5. I am thinking of buying a house in the country side, far from the city, in the county.
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