administrative county


noun British.

a principal administrative division in Great Britain, usually not coextensive with traditional county boundaries.

Nearby words

  1. administration,
  2. administration order,
  3. administration, public,
  4. administrative,
  5. administrative assistant,
  6. administrative law,
  7. administrative leave,
  8. administrative segregation,
  9. administrative-law judge,
  10. administrator

Origin of administrative county

First recorded in 1945–50

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