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county seat

noun
1.
the seat of government of a county.
Origin of county seat
1795-1805
1795-1805, Americanism
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  • That's sure to happen if Glenmore wins the county seat this fall.

    Trail's End George W. Ogden
  • To-morrow I want to go to the city, which is the county seat.

    Mary Louise in the Country L. Frank Baum (AKA Edith Van Dyne)
  • We called them tenderfeet, that day when Mr. Blake honored our county seat by sidetracking his palatial car.

    Out of the Depths Robert Ames Bennet
  • The county seat of Fayette is the borough of Union or Uniontown.

    Albert Gallatin John Austin Stevens
  • Got a important bankin' matter over to the county seat, Mr. Spackles, and I was wonderin' if I could figger on your help?

    Scattergood Baines Clarence Budington Kelland
  • I've got to go to the county seat on a case and I can't be here myself.

    The Lady Doc Caroline Lockhart
  • Anderson, the county seat of Madison County, was reached at 7:10, and a large concourse of people greeted the travellers.

    Speeches of Benjamin Harrison Benjamin Harrison
  • It was the first time such a lynching had occurred at the county seat.

    Blue Ridge Country Jean Thomas
  • And Watertown—our county seat—is a hub of no small traffic wheel.

    The Railroad Problem Edward Hungerford
  • Some miles from the county seat they stopped in a thicket on a farm.

    Blue Ridge Country Jean Thomas
British Dictionary definitions for county seat

county seat

noun
1.
(mainly US) another term for county town
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