Translation of "county" - English-Traditional 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

(英國、愛爾蘭的)郡;(美國的)縣
County Antrim 安特裡姆郡
A county usually consists of several towns and the rural areas that surround them. 郡通常由幾個鎮及其周圍的鄉村地區組成。
Rutland is the smallest county in England. 拉特蘭曾經是英格蘭最小的郡,1974年併入萊斯特郡。
Texas is divided into 254 counties. 德克薩斯州劃分爲254個縣。

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

典型上流社會人物的;鄉間望族的
She mixes with a very county set. 她跟一幫豪門子弟廝混在一起。

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