A map showing counties of the Kingdom of Hungary (Hungary proper, Croatia and Slavonia), 1886-1918




  • Characteristic of a ‘county family’; representative of the gentry or aristocracy of a county.


  • From Middle English countee, counte, conte, from Anglo-Norman counté, Old French conté (French comté), from Latin comitātus ("jurisdiction of a count"), from comes. Cognate with Spanish condado ("county"). comitatus, borrowed directly from Latin.

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