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county townnoun [C]

uk   /ˌkaʊn.ti ˈtaʊn/  us   /ˌkaʊn.t̬i ˈtaʊn/ 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.
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