county borough


: a borough in Great Britain of at least 100,000 inhabitants that has been given the status of an administrative county

Word History

First Known Use

1888, in the meaning defined above

Time Traveler
The first known use of county borough was in 1888

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Cite this Entry

“County borough.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 19 Jun. 2024.

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