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noun as in province or district of area

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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.

They have traditionally been funded by county resources and depend on volunteers.

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.

“Please, please do not permit this to happen here in Florida,” wrote Cris K. Smith of East Polk County.

As of this afternoon, gay Floridians can get married in Dade County.

Will Christian pharmacists, county clerks, florists, and for-profit wedding chapels really withdraw from society, as you describe?

Kocurek became especially frustrated with a commercial waste facility in Jim Wells County.

Sonoma County district attorney Jill Ravitch announced in July that she would not bring criminal charges against Gelhaus.

The taxes whether public, county, or parish, were payable in tobacco.

He had the land in Tripp County that was broken into winter wheat, while that in the next county east was rented.

Better wait till these county nobs have cleared, I suppose—there goes the last of 'em—now for it!

A destructive tornado swept over a portion of Lapeer county, Michigan.

Samuel Dale, an eminent pioneer in the settlement of the southwest, died in Lauderdale county, Mississippi.


On this page you'll find 10 synonyms, antonyms, and words related to county, such as: canton, constituency, division, and shire.

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