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The following statistics are based on the British National Corpus, so they are representative for the British English.

Usage statistics for the noun county:

spoken English70.26%written English29.74% conversational speech3.74%task-oriented speech96.26%

County is sometimes a misspelling of country.

The word county is considered to be an easy one, according to the Dale-Chall word list, which includes 3000 words that all fourth-grade American students should know and understand.

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Definition of the noun county

What does county mean as a name of something?

County is one of the top 1000 most common nouns. It is used mostly in task-oriented speech, being one of the top 50 most common nouns in task-oriented spoken English.

noun - plural: counties

  1. (United Kingdom) a region created by territorial division for the purpose of local government
  2. (United States) the largest administrative district within a state

Definition of the adjective county

What does county mean as an attribute of a noun?

adjective - degrees: -

  1. Of or relating to a county.

Place

County is a Liverpool City Council Ward in the Liverpool Walton Parliamentary constituency. It contains the Walton area of Liverpool, England. The ward boundary was changed at the 2004 municipal elections.

Business

County is a record label.

Miscellanea

  1. County: A county is a geographical region of a country used for administrative or other purposes in certain modern nations. Its etymology derives from the Old French term, conté or cunté and could denote a jurisdiction in mainland Europe, under the sovereignty of a count or a viscount. The modern French is comté, and its equivalents in other languages are contea, contado, comtat, condado, Grafschaft, Gau, etc..
    • also known as 县
  2. County a.k.a. Notts County F.C.: Notts County Football Club is a professional football club based in Nottingham, England.
  3. County a.k.a. Counties of the Kingdom of Hungary: A county is the name of a type of administrative units in the Kingdom of Hungary and in Hungary from the 10th century until the present day.

Phrases with County

Phrases starting with the word County:

  1. county line
  2. county seat
  3. county town
  4. county agent
  5. County Family
  6. county council
  7. county palatine
  8. county courthouse

Phrases ending with the word County:

  1. 32 County
  2. Orange County
  3. Kingdom County
  4. Veszprém County
  5. Traditional County
  6. Metropolitan County

Other phrases containing the word County:

  1. Kane County Twinpod
  2. Kern County Larkspur
  3. Shasta County Arnica
  4. Amador County Vervain
  5. Berks County Hawthorn
  6. Butte County Catchfly

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Printed books with definitions for County

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Google previewActs, Resolutions and Memorials Passed at the Regular Session of the ... General Assembly of the State of Iowa (1872)

by Iowa

s" Moiires county is the tenth district, and entitled to. vfle-- senator. . Seo. "ISJi •' Henry county is the eleventh district, and ••entitled to one senator. □'"Seo. 13. Jefferson county is the twelfth district, and entitled to one senator. Sec. 14.

Google previewActs and Joint Resolutions (1868)

Keokuk county is the seventeenth district Keokuk, and entitled to one senator. Sec. 19. Mahaska county is the eighteenth district Mahaska, and entitled to one senator. Sec. 20. Marion county is the nineteenth district Marion, and entitled to one ...

Google previewActs and Resolutions Passed at the Regular Session of the General Assembly of the State of Iowa (1868)

_ Keokuk county is the seventeenth district Keokuk. and entitled to one senator. SEC. 19. Mahaska county is the eighteenth district Mahaska. and entitled to one senator. SEC. 20. Marion county is the nineteenth district Marion, and entitled to ...

Google previewActs and Joint Resolutions Passed at the ... Session of the ... General Assembly (1868)

Keokuk county is the seventeenth district Keokuk, and entitled to one senator. Sec. 19. Mahaska county is the eighteenth district Mabaska. and entitLed to one senator. Sec. 20. Marion county is the nineteenth district Marion. and entitled to one ...

Google previewTeachers' Monographs (1914)

Everywhere the county is a district for the administration of justice. Courts of...

In almost every State the county is the district for the public record of land titles. Outside of...

Google previewRethinking Obama (2011)

by Julian Go

Wake County is the anchor of the ''Research Triangle'' and houses the city of Raleigh. It is the...

Google previewGlobal Atlas of Excreta, Wastewater Sludge, and Biosolids Management (2009)

Moving Forward the Sustainable and Welcome Uses of a Global Resource by United Nations Human Settlements Programme

Kent County is the middle of Delaware's three counties. It is the smallest...

The county is a mix of industry, regional commercial banking and retail, farming, and numerous bedroom communities for nearby Wilmington, DE and Philadelphia, PA.

Google previewGoverning New Mexico (2006)

by F. Chris Garcia, Paul L. Hain

Los Alamos County is the smallest, with 108 square miles.1" The county...

Google previewThe land of sunshine

The county is a treasure house of precious metals. It has produced millions of...

Scoorro county is the largest of New Mexico counties, covering an area of 15,250 square miles, being as large as a European kingdom. Its rescurces correspond ...

Google previewRevitalizing Electoral Geography (2012)

by Dr Jonathan Leib, Professor Barney Warf

Lee County is the site of Auburn University and is located on the edge of the ...

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Quotes about County

From Nelson county we went to Logan county to see some relatives we had there, and after staying until the middle of October, I returned alone to my home in Missouri. (Jesse James)
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Scrabble value of C3O1U1N1T1Y4

The value of this 6-letter word is 11 points. It is included in the first and second editions of the Official Scrabble Players Dictionary.

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