county - definition and synonyms

noun [countable] 

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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

      She’s in the county youth orchestra.

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