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county

noun [C]
 
 
/ˈkaʊn.ti/ US  /-t̬i/ ( written abbreviation Co.)
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 which surround them.
郡通常由几个镇及其周围的乡村地区组成。
Rutland used to be the smallest county in England, but in 1974 it became part of Leicestershire.
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。
Local government and politicsParts of countries
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