county


county
county gentry, *aristocracy, elite, nobility, society

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  • County — Coun ty (koun t[y^]), n.; pl. {Counties} ( t[i^]z). [F. comt[ e], fr. LL. comitatus. See {Count}.] 1. An earldom; the domain of a count or earl. [Obs.] [1913 Webster] 2. A circuit or particular portion of a state or kingdom, separated from the… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • County — Not to be confused with Country. For other uses, see County (disambiguation). A county is a jurisdiction of local government in certain modern nations. Historically in mainland Europe, the original French term, comté, and its equivalents in other …   Wikipedia

  • county — I. noun (plural counties) Etymology: Middle English counte, from Anglo French cunté, counté, from Medieval Latin comitatus, from Late Latin, office of a count, from comit , comes count more at count Date: 14th century 1. the domain of a count 2.… …   New Collegiate Dictionary

  • County Donegal — Contae Dhún na nGall Coontie Dunnygal / Coontie Dinnygal Coat of arms …   Wikipedia

  • County Wexford — Contae Loch Garman Coat of arms …   Wikipedia

  • County borough — Category Borough Location England and Wales and Ireland Found in Counties Created by Local Government Act 1888 Local Government (Ireland) Act 1898 …   Wikipedia

  • County Armagh — Contae Ard Mhacha Coontie Airmagh / Armagh Coat of arms …   Wikipedia

  • County Kildare — Contae Chill Dara Coat of arms Motto …   Wikipedia

  • County Limerick — Contae Luimneach Coat of arms …   Wikipedia

  • County Laois — Contae Laoise Coat of arms Motto: I bp …   Wikipedia

  • County Offaly — Contae Uíbh Fhailí Coat of arms Motto …   Wikipedia


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