county

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county is one of the 1000 most common headwords.
county

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county

Plural
counties

  1. A county is an area of land with a local government, often including a number of towns or cities. It is used differently in different countries.
    Hampshire County Council has provided £20,000 to furnish the building.
    My grandfather lived his whole life in my home county of Sussex.

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