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Definition of County

County

  1. An earldom; the domain of a count or earl.
  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.
  3. A count; an earl or lord.

County Quotations

Look, the whole world wants to modernize, and when you look to what they mean by modernizing, they mean Americanize. Would a modern Greek prefer to live in Orange County than Piraeus? Yes. Absolutely.
Rupert Murdoch

Leaders come in many forms, with many styles and diverse qualities. There are quiet leaders and leaders one can hear in the next county. Some find strength in eloquence, some in judgment, some in courage.
John W. Gardner

If I had the energy, I would have done it all over the county.
Edward Hopper

Let every man, every corporation, and especially let every village, town, and city, every county and State, get out of debt and keep out of debt. It is the debtor that is ruined by hard times.
Rutherford B. Hayes

My mother was the first woman in the county in Indiana where we were born, in Jay County, to have a college degree. She was educated as a pianist and she wanted to concertize, but when the war came she was married, had a family, so she started teaching.
Twyla Tharp
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County Translations

county in Dutch is graafschap
county in German is Grafschaft, Land
county in Italian is provincia
county in Norwegian is fylke
county in Portuguese is condado
county in Spanish is condado, provincia

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