traditional county

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Noun[edit]

traditional county (plural traditional counties)

  1. A county without direct administrative functions. e.g. Yorkshire, Perthshire, Dublin or Suffolk County, Massachusetts.
  2. (UK) any of the historic divisions of Great Britain no longer used for administrative purposes in favour of ceremonial counties and administrative counties
  3. (Ireland) any of the historical sub-national divisions used for the purposes of geographic demarcation, local government, and sport.

Usage notes[edit]

  • Counties are no longer used for local government in Northern Ireland, but remain in use in the Republic.

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