county corporate definition

  • noun:
    • a city or town obtaining the privilege becoming a county alone, and to be influenced by its very own sheriffs along with other magistrates, irrespective of the officials of this county by which it really is situated; as London, York, Bristol, etc.
    • a city or town obtaining the privilege become a county alone, also to be governed by unique sheriffs along with other magistrates, irrespective of the officials associated with the county by which it is situated; as London, York, Bristol, etc.
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