county county  /ˈkaʊn ti/

Definition(s):

  1. (n) (United Kingdom) a region created by territorial division for the purpose of local government
  2. (n) (United States) the largest administrative district within a state

Usage(s):

  1. As the county's population mushroomed to 1.
  2. It costs the state or the county, if the state declines to help $750 to bury an unclaimed decedent in a potter's grave in Western Wayne County.
  3. Today, three years later, the county is still struggling to recover, and Gustav has dealt yet another devastating blow.

News

  1. County approves School Road scope of services agreement

    The county’s efforts to improve School Road are still moving along. Associate Commissioner Luke Scavuzzo made a motion during the June 6 Cass County Commissioners meeting to approve a scope of services with Right of Way Associates in regard to Phase 1 of the proposed School Road project.
    on June 14, 2013     Source: The Cass County Democrat Missourian

  2. County budget inflames James

    Republican County commissioner Bill James is charging five board Democrats with “spending like a drunken sailor” in the proposed county budget and currying political favor by funding unqualified groups that serve blacks and Latinos.
    on June 14, 2013     Source: The Charlotte Observer

  3. County officials remind parents of dangers of drowning

    County of San Diego officials reminded parents Thursday to keep an eye on their children this summer around swimming pools, in order to prevent drowning deaths.
    on June 14, 2013     Source: Channel 8 San Diego

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