Definition of 'county'
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That will be good for us in county cricket. Times, Sunday Times (2016)The gang has assets spread across the capital and into the home counties. Times, Sunday Times (2016)Other home counties towns and cities ranked highly in the index. Times, Sunday Times (2016)In five counties half of locals say they have not seen a patrol cop in more than a year. The Sun (2016)Did she mean town, county or country? Times, Sunday Times (2016)We ride on a model train set that would happily serve an English county. Times, Sunday Times (2016)He has spent the winter playing grade cricket in Sydney as part of his bid to return to county cricket. Times, Sunday Times (2017)They are also unwilling to sign away their rights while key details of how the competition might work alongside county and international cricket have become clearer. Times, Sunday Times (2016)They still had enough stamina to win the county championship for the first time in 1961 through outrageous declarations and fine performances. Times, Sunday Times (2016)The use of floodlights in the county championship is also to be discontinued. Times, Sunday Times (2007)The sunrise country or county has a very different attitude to the sunset country or county. The Global Marketplace (1993)These recommendations may be applied to an entire county or to identified risk areas within a county. An Introduction to Community Health (1995)It once straddled the boundary of two counties. Times, Sunday Times (2015)He need look no further than his local county record office. Times, Sunday Times (2008)It is a country within a county. The Sun (2012)The poor relations in many areas between county and district councils are a stark example of this. Times, Sunday Times (2006)But the sense of gratitude extends far beyond the county boundary. Times, Sunday Times (2008)It is time to give city and county regions the powers and resources they need to promote growth. Times, Sunday Times (2016)American county governments continued the practice. Getting There: The Epic Struggle between Road and Rail in the American Century (1994)The proceeds will go towards the first-class counties and grassroots cricket. Times, Sunday Times (2007)Suffolk is one of the few English counties without a motorway. Times, Sunday Times (2015)One welcome upshot is that most counties are now led by home-grown captains and coaches. Times, Sunday Times (2011)It has not yet affected county cricket, but it will. Times, Sunday Times (2008)Age, nickname and number of seasons in county championship? Times, Sunday Times (2006)In both counties, the rural food producers sit alongside a thriving manufacturing and engineering sector. Times, Sunday Times (2010)In each of the sentences below is hidden an English county. Times, Sunday Times (2011)Thought you were sitting pretty on a 750,000 property in the home counties? Times, Sunday Times (2008) Now the Suffolk county town is giving its old rival a run for its money. Times, Sunday Times (2006)For a lot of people, this is the only way they can follow county cricket. Times, Sunday Times (2007)A former county planner and retired lawyers offer advice. Times, Sunday Times (2007)A county government exercised the power of eminent domain to take a portion of a church's parking lot. Christianity Today (2000)
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In Common Usage. county is one of the 10000 most commonly used words in the Collins dictionary
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Translations for 'county'
British English: county NOUN
A county is a region of Britain, Ireland, or the USA which has its own local government.
He is living now in his mother's home county.
Definition of county from the Collins English Dictionary
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