• noun: an area of a state or country that is larger than a city and has its own government to deal with local matters
  • noun: the domain of a 'count'
  • often used before another noun


  • the largest school district in the 'county'

  • the 'county' sheriff

  • a 'county' fair

Movie clips

Movie quotes

  • (..) - Good. That's good. But it gets better. See, Clark doesn't control the streets like Connor did in Birmingham. Clark's the County Sheriff, and all he controls in Selma is the County Courthouse. So relatively speaking, we have clear avenues of approach to a defined battle zone. (..)
    2014 Selma
  • (..) "in order to form a more perfect union, "establish justice, "ensure domestic tranquility, "provide for the common defense, promote the general welfare..." How many county judges in Alabama? Sixty-seven. Name them. Aren't we done? Are we not done with this? - Will this ever end? (..)
    2014 Selma