Character 6
Hyphenation coun ty
Pronunciations /ˈkaʊnti/

Definitions and meanings of "County"

What do we mean by county?

The largest administrative division of most states in the United States. noun

A territorial division exercising administrative, judicial, and political functions in Great Britain and Ireland. noun

The territory under the jurisdiction of a count or earl. noun

The people living in a county. noun

A count; an earl or lord. noun

Originally, the domain or territory of a count or earl. noun

Now, a definite division of a country or state for political or administrative purposes. noun

Collectively, the inhabitants of a county. noun

Of or pertaining to a county: as, county families; county society.

An earldom; the domain of a count or earl. noun

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. noun

A count; an earl or lord. noun

See Commissioner. noun

A city or town having the privilege to be a county by itself, and to be governed by its own sheriffs and other magistrates, irrespective of the officers of the county in which it is situated; as London, York, Bristol, etc. noun

A court whose jurisdiction is limited to county. noun

A county distinguished by particular privileges; -- so called a palatio (from the palace), because the owner had originally royal powers, or the same powers, in the administration of justice, as the king had in his palace; but these powers are now abridged. The counties palatine, in England, are Lancaster, Chester, and Durham. noun

Rates levied upon the county, and collected by the boards of guardians, for the purpose of defraying the expenses to which counties are liable, such as repairing bridges, jails, etc. noun

A county town. noun

The general quarter sessions of the peace for each county, held four times a year. noun

The land ruled by a count or a countess.

An administrative region of various countries, including Bhutan, Canada, China, Croatia, Ireland, Japan, New Zealand, Norway, Poland, Romania, South Korea, Sweden, the United Kingdom, and 48 of the 50 United States (excluding Alaska and Louisiana).

A definitive geographic region, without direct administrative functions.

A jail operated by a county government.

Somebody who is more than hood. Urban Dictionary

Short for county jail Urban Dictionary

A shire, a province, like staffordshire, derbyshire, lincolnshire, mostly just little mining villages and market towns, theres the county jail. its also the kind of ass, the shire ass, or just the english shire horse, in the states its a shire pony. Urban Dictionary

Awful, rubbish, terrible,, any other word that is negative Urban Dictionary

Refers to the island of Prince Edward County in Ontario, Canada. Home of horn tripping, the Hayloft, and lots of drunken white people on quads. **Note that there are other definitions for The County, but when it is entered into Google, Prince Edward County is chosen. Urban Dictionary

Affectionate term that Mainers use for Aroostook County. Wicked rural, it's comprised of the northern ~1/4 of the state. Think moose, lumberjacks, plaid flannel, potato farmers, and paper mills. Ayuh. The County. Urban Dictionary

The county is a little piece of Kentucky nestled into Illinois. In the County normal etiquette need apply. Here if you can see over the bar then you can drink. If you can pump the keg then you can fill your cup. With a prominently white population the county lacks the unjust politically correct spectacles that are pressed upon other native Illinois residents. ***known as Calhoun, heaven, and foremost THE COUNTY The county is no stranger to legend. Passed down from generation to generation comes a myth or better yet story that instills "a true Calhoun warrior spirit" in us all about a gorgeous you man that will remain nameless. Legends say that the boy could finish 30 packs of Diesel and COOORS HEAVEYYY and barely stagger.....only veeering once to avoid an invisible deer...but thats another story... As foretold by the prophecy the young boy would breech the rivers surrounding the county and make a name for himself in the real world at a paradise deemed Eville. And so the boy did.....leaving his mark in various dorm rooms and in various houses......he fears no man nor any beer...... he the man... the legend...... the warrior Urban Dictionary

(noun)- Any county jail in America. Most often used in the south. Sometimes confused with city jails. Urban Dictionary

Colloquial expression identifying one as being dependent on government financial assistance. Usually implies laziness and/or unemployability. Living entirely at the tax payer's expense. Urban Dictionary

Fake money made in regular printer traceable to marker not good when wet Urban Dictionary

Synonyms and Antonyms for County

The word "county" in example sentences

MIKE ANTONOVICH, LOS ANGELES COUNTY SUPERVISOR: They want to cash in on this hot real estate market and they want to ship out all of the so-called homeless into other parts of the county. ❋ Unknown (2006)

MOOSE: I would encourage us to remember a few hours ago how County Executive Doug Duncan talked about the mood of the people at the Taste of Bethesda, people at soccer games, people at Little League football, people moving about the county. ❋ Unknown (2002)

In 1898 he started a County Fair to spur the ambition of the Negro farmers of the county. ❋ Lyman Beecher Stowe (1915)

King County now provides animal services for 34 of 39 cities in the county. [email protected] (STEVE MAYNARD; Staff (2010)

If approved by a majority vote, the resolution would request County Executive Pete Kremen draft a letter notifying the city of the county's intent to withdraw from the contract by Jan. From there, the city, county, governments of other cities in the county and EMS providers would have three years to set up a new system - one that Crawford said he hopes gives the county government more control of its oversight. ❋ Unknown (2010)

PLAN-Boulder County, a long-time liberal voice in Boulder city and county politics. ❋ Bob Wells (2010)

Documents sent via UPS • Comfort of constant tracking • County Follow Up • Constantly monitoring until receipt of recorded document from county ❋ Joshual (2009)

Garfield County Commissioner Trési Houpt, however, was not present at the meeting in August when the agreement was reached between Williams and the county. ❋ Unknown (2009)

County Administrator Will Johnson suggested they only do what they call the triangle, which excludes a portion of the north part of the county. ❋ Unknown (2009)

Add (New SqlParameter ( "@county", county)) command. ❋ Unknown (2009)

County Administrator Jon Peacock said the committee, city and county need to examine how Clifton and Fruitvale would transition into being a part of Grand Junction and how services would be adjusted. ❋ Unknown (2008)

/coontj. ded at present by captains Jefreys and Dunkin, in the second battalion of the thirty third regiment of infantry in the county of Campbell, be, and they are hereby, ex - empt from attending regimental musters in said county* ❋ Unknown (1796)

county commissioners of Bristol County to provide addi - tional accommodations for prisoners in that county. ❋ Unknown (1785)

[Damn] that [mofo] is county ❋ Diggitty Aka County (2011)

" [damn] [banks] is [locked up] in county" ❋ HaveckOfL.A. (2005)

jimmy:wheredyo live, me ole shoe johnny: I live in derby jimmy:[derbyshire]????? johnny: [arrr], dahhby countyjimmy: stop teckin the piss, and get back [t'werk] ❋ Paul Hinton (2006)

that were [proper] county ❋ Thackerz (2004)

"Hey [Bubba], let's cross the [crick] to the [County] and go horntripping. ❋ Divaheels (2011)

"Can you tell me the best way to Portland from The County?" "[Ayuh]. Well you cahn't get [theah] from [heah]..." ❋ BC08 (2005)

[Lets go] to the [county] and drink some beer then fuck our [cousins]. ❋ Joey Waterman (2011)

My dog just got out [the county] last week. I got a [connect] from [this dude] I met in the county. ❋ Bogga Red (2007)

Did you hear that [Yolanda] had another child? [That's right]: No man, [no job], just fat and on the county. ❋ JSim (2006)

[i just] [bot] some [pringles] with them counties ❋ T. Fibby (2005)

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