Translation of "county" - English-Mandarin Chinese dictionary

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countynoun [ C ]

uk /ˈkaʊn.ti/ us /ˈkaʊn.t̬i/ written abbreviation Co.

B2 a political division of the UK or Ireland, forming the largest unit of local government, or the largest political division of a state in the US

(英国、爱尔兰的)郡;(美国的)县
County Antrim 安特里姆郡
A county usually consists of several towns and the rural areas that surround them. 郡通常由几个镇及其周围的乡村地区组成。
Rutland is the smallest county in England. 拉特兰曾经是英格兰最小的郡,1974年并入莱斯特郡。
Texas is divided into 254 counties. 德克萨斯州划分为254个县。

More examples

  • Binns was a dab hand at cricket and played for his county in his youth.
  • Our school won the county football shield this year.
  • The county Board of Education has decided to cancel high school gymnastics and golf programs.
  • Bounded on the east by Lake Winnebago, the county is traversed by the Wolf and Fox rivers.
  • Judge Davis upheld the county court's decision.

countyadjective

uk /ˈkaʊn.ti/ us /ˈkaʊn.t̬i/ UK usually disapproving

behaving in a way that is typical of rich people with a high social position who live in large houses in the countryside

典型上流社会人物的;乡间望族的
She mixes with a very county set. 她跟一帮豪门子弟厮混在一起。

(Translation of “county” from the Cambridge English-Chinese (Simplified) Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)