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from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition

  • n. A town or city that is the administrative center of its county.

from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License

  • n. The city in which the offices of county government are located.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • n. a county town.

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • n. The seat of government of a county; the town in which the county and other courts are held, and where the county officers perform their functions.

from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.

  • n. the town or city that is the seat of government for a county


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