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noun [countable] county pronunciation in American English /ˈkaʊnti/ 
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singularcounty
pluralcounties
  1. a region that has its own local government in some countries such as the U.K. and U.S.

    Both candidates have visited every county in the state.

    the busiest market in the county

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    1. a.
      [only before noun] relating to a county or its government

      She's in the county youth orchestra.

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