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noun [countable] county pronunciation in British English /ˈkaʊnti/
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  1. a region that has its own local government in some countries such as the UK and US
    the county of Essex
    At the age of 12, he represented his county at cricket.
    the busiest market in the county
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    1. a.
      [only before noun] relating to a county or its government
      county councillors
      She’s in the county youth orchestra.
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