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Main Entry: counĚty
Pronunciation: primarystresskaudotnt-emacron
Function: noun
Inflected Form(s): plural counties
Etymology: Middle English counte "division of the country for the purposes of government," from early French counté "region under control of a count," derived from Latin comes count --related to 3COUNT
1 : the area owned by a count
2 : a division of a state or of a country for local government

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