noun, plural coun·ties.
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Example sentences from the Web for county
Another dataset, Dave Leip’s Atlas of Elections, enabled the researchers to evaluate each party’s share of votes per county in midterm and presidential elections.Mandatory mail-in voting hurts neither Democratic nor Republican candidates|Sujata Gupta|August 26, 2020|Science News
They have traditionally been funded by county resources and depend on volunteers.Hundreds of Thousands of Nursing Home Residents May Not Be Able to Vote in November Because of the Pandemic|by Ryan McCarthy and Jack Gillum|August 26, 2020|ProPublica
The city of San Diego can nearly call the shots at SANDAG all on its own, since cities representing a majority of county residents can overrule any decision made by the rest of the board.
Ivey, however, like the county, cited the emergency as the reason for not immediately providing records.
He wanted the county representative to see this neatly ordered world he created, so that such a program might be brought to other schools districts across California.The Learning Curve: One School District Stayed Open – and Didn’t Have Problems|Will Huntsberry|August 13, 2020|Voice of San Diego
Will Christian pharmacists, county clerks, florists, and for-profit wedding chapels really withdraw from society, as you describe?Do LGBTs Owe Christians an Olive Branch? Try The Other Way Around|Jay Michaelson|December 14, 2014|DAILY BEAST
After all, not every county medical examiner can spot CTE on microscopic slides.Will the NCAA Let Ohio State’s Kosta Karageorge Die in Vain?|Robert Silverman|December 1, 2014|DAILY BEAST
There is something irrevocable-feeling about couples tying the knot on the steps of the county courthouse.
We are and always have been a country of city and county, downtowns and small towns.
This creates a fierce political competition between city and county governments and within county governments.
The first abstract of votes polled in St. Croix county was for delegate to Congress and for county officers.Fifty Years In The Northwest|William Henry Carman Folsom
Hart County was named for her, and the town of Hartford, which in 1810 was the county seat of Pulaski.Revolutionary Reader|Sophie Lee Foster
We ought to take quite a place in the county, and challenge other schools for matches.For the School Colours|Angela Brazil
His lips were tight pressed, his eyes hard, as he rode by the jail again and out into the county road.The Short Cut|Jackson Gregory
The county has eight parliamentary divisions, each returning one member.The New Gresham Encyclopedia|Various
British Dictionary definitions for county
noun plural -ties
- any of the administrative or geographic subdivisions of certain states, esp any of the major units into which England and Wales are or have been divided for purposes of local government
- (as modifier)county cricket