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county town

noun [C] uk   us   UK (US county seat)
the most important town or city in a county, especially the one where the local government is based: Cambridge is the county town of Cambridgeshire.
Translations of “county town”
in Chinese (Traditional) 郡(或縣)首府,郡(或縣)政府所在地…
in Chinese (Simplified) 郡(或县)首府,郡(或县)政府所在地…
(Definition of county town from the Cambridge Advanced Learners Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
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