county town definition

  • noun:
    • Chiefly British A county seat. Also referred to as shire city.
    • The administrative city of a county in Ireland or perhaps the great britain.
    • the city of a county, where in fact the county business is transacted; a shire city.
    • the city or town that is the seat of government for a shire
    • Chiefly British A county chair. Also referred to as shire town.
    • The administrative town of a county in Ireland or perhaps the United Kingdom.
    • the town of a county, in which the county company is transacted; a shire city.
    • town or town that is the seat of government for a shire

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