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county town


  1. the town in which a county's affairs are or were administered

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The county town in Guangshan looks shabby and soulless, and is surrounded by flat countryside.

A little to the north of Brighton is Lewes, the county town of Sussex, rich in relics of antiquity.

She had never before had a longer journey than to the county town, which cost sixpence; and here she was going to Edinburgh!

We are brought on to a day in February, on which was held the yearly statute or hiring fair in the county-town of Casterbridge.

He had been talking now of the coming week, when he was to serve upon the jury in the adjoining county-town.

The Derbyshire river, indeed, is not worth following for its own sake below the county town.


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