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subcounty

noun sub·coun·ty \ ˈsəb-ˌkau̇n-tē \
variants: or sub-county
Updated on: 15 Nov 2017

Definition of subcounty

plural subcounties or sub-counties
: a territorial division within a county
  • The Kenya Red Cross yesterday started disbursing Sh20 million to 1,300 residents of Kaloleni subcounty, Kilifi county.
  • The (Kenya) Star

First Known Use of subcounty

circa 1832


subcounty

adjective
variants: or sub-county

Definition of subcounty

: of, relating to, or being a territorial division within a county (such as a city or town)
  • At the subcounty level, the Act refers to municipality as any subcounty unit of general local government.
  • —U.S. Department of Economics and Statistics Administration

First Known Use of subcounty

1850


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