HyperDic: county

English > 2 senses of the word county:
NOUNlocationcounty(United Kingdom) a region created by territorial division for the purpose of local government
locationcounty(United States) the largest administrative district within a state
county > pronunciation
Soundskaw'niy; kaw'ntiy
Rhymesabalone ... Zuni: 221 rhymes with niy...
ability ... zloty: 638 rhymes with tiy...
English > county: 2 senses > noun 1, location
Meaning(United Kingdom) a region created by territorial division for the purpose of local government.
Example"the county has a population of 12,345 people"
InstancesAvonA county in southwestern England
BerkshireA county in southern England
CornwallA hilly county in southwestern England
CumbriaA county of northwestern England
Devon, DevonshireA county in southwestern England
East SussexA county in southern England on the English Channel
EssexA county in southeastern England on the North Sea and the Thames estuary
GloucestershireA county in southwestern England in the lower Severn valley
HampshireA county of southern England on the English Channel
HertfordshireA county in southern England
Home CountiesThe English counties surrounding London into which Greater London has expanded
KentA county in southeastern England on the English Channel
Leicestershire, LeicesterA largely agricultural county in central England
LincolnshireAn agricultural county of eastern England on the North Sea
North YorkshireA county in northern England
NorthamptonshireA county is central England
NorthumberlandThe northernmost county of England
SomersetA county in southwestern England on the Bristol Channel
South YorkshireA metropolitan county in northern England
SurreyA county in southeastern England on the Thames
SussexA county in southern England on the English Channel
West SussexA county in southern England on the English Channel
West YorkshireA metropolitan county in northern England
Partscounty seat, county courthouseThe town or city that is the seat of government for a county / county
RegionUnited Kingdom, UK, U.K., Britain, United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland, Great BritainA monarchy in northwestern Europe occupying most of the British Isles
NarrowerWight, Isle of WightAn isle and county of southern England in the English Channel
Broaderregion, partThe extended spatial location of something
Spanishcondado
Catalancomtat
English > county: 2 senses > noun 2, location
Meaning(United States) the largest administrative district within a state.
Example"the county plans to build a new road"
RegionUnited States, United States of America, America, the States, US, U.S., USA, U.S.A.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
Broaderadministrative district, administrative division, territorial divisionA district defined for administrative purposes
Spanishcondado
Catalancomtat

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