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Definition 1: (United Kingdom) a region created by territorial division for the purpose of local government - [noun denoting location]

Samples where county or its synonyms are used according to this definition

  • the county has a population of 12,345 people

(county is a kind of ...) the extended spatial location of something

"the farming regions of France" "religions in all parts of the world" "regions of outer space"

(... is a kind of county ) an isle and county of southern England in the English Channel

(... is an instance of county) a county in southern England on the English Channel

(... is an instance of county) a county in southern England on the English Channel

(... is an instance of county) a largely agricultural county in central England

(... is an instance of county) an agricultural county of eastern England on the North Sea

(... is an instance of county) the northernmost county of England; has many Roman remains (including Hadrian's Wall)

(... is an instance of county) a county in southeastern England on the Thames

(... is an instance of county) a county in northern England

(... is an instance of county) a metropolitan county in northern England

(... is an instance of county) a metropolitan county in northern England

(... is an instance of county) a county is central England

(... is an instance of county) a county in southern England on the English Channel; formerly an Anglo-Saxon kingdom that was captured by Wessex in the 9th century

(... is an instance of county) a county in southwestern England on the Bristol Channel

(... is an instance of county) a county in southeastern England on the English Channel; formerly an Anglo-Saxon kingdom, it was the first to be colonized by the Romans

(... is an instance of county) the English counties surrounding London into which Greater London has expanded

(... is an instance of county) a county in southwestern England

(... is an instance of county) a county in southern England

(... is an instance of county) a hilly county in southwestern England

(... is an instance of county) a county of northwestern England

(... is an instance of county) a county in southwestern England

(... is an instance of county) a county in southeastern England on the North Sea and the Thames estuary

(... is an instance of county) a county in southwestern England in the lower Severn valley

(... is an instance of county) a county of southern England on the English Channel

(... is an instance of county) a county in southern England

(county is a part of ...) the town or city that is the seat of government for a county

(county belongs to a domain located in ...) a monarchy in northwestern Europe occupying most of the British Isles; divided into England and Scotland and Wales and Northern Ireland; `Great Britain' is often used loosely to refer to the United Kingdom

Definition 2: (United States) the largest administrative district within a state - [noun denoting location]

Samples where county or its synonyms are used according to this definition

  • the county plans to build a new road

(county is a kind of ...) a district defined for administrative purposes

(county belongs to a domain located in ...) North American republic containing 50 states - 48 conterminous states in North America plus Alaska in northwest North America and the Hawaiian Islands in the Pacific Ocean; achieved independence in 1776

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