Authors: A B C D E F G H I J K L M N O P Q R S T U V W X Y Z

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

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

They have seized upon the government by bribery and corruption. They have made speculation and public robbery a science. They have loaded the nation, the state, the county, and the city with debt.
Denis Kearney

There's nothing sexy about Orange County.
Will Ferrell

We must stop criminalizing mental illness. It's a national tragedy and scandal that the L.A. County Jail is the biggest psychiatric facility in the United States.
Elyn Saks

A Pike, in the California dialect, is a native of Missouri, Arkansas, Northern Texas, or Southern Illinois. The first emigrants that came over the plains were from Pike County, Missouri; but as the phrase, 'a Pike County man,' was altogether too long for this short life of ours, it was soon abbreviated into 'a Pike.'
Bayard Taylor
More "County" Quotations

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
Copyright © 2001 - 2015 BrainyQuote
Tend