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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 which surround them.
郡通常由幾個鎮及其周圍的鄉村地區組成。
Rutland used to be the smallest county in England, but in 1974 it became part of Leicestershire.
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。
Local government and politicsParts of countries
(Definition of county noun from the Cambridge English-Chinese (Traditional) Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
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