In English, many things are named after a particular country – but have you ever wondered what those things are called in those countries?
1(in US)condado masculinebefore noun county line — límite del condado masculine
- Furthermore, they competed with local authorities from 31 counties for this prestigious award.
- That means in areas which still have county councils, either the county or the local district would have to go.
- He pointed out that in other counties the local GP carried out the inspections, which fast tracked the grant approval process.
- The violent attack on the county chief is a serious challenge to state authority that should never be tolerated under any circumstance.
- Local councils across the county have also signed up to the campaign.
- All the local counties are organising activities so you cannot complain of boredom!
- When he asked the county administration for a copy, he was told the permit couldn't be found.
- On Tuesday, hundreds of protesters drove trucks into the county administration building and injured a score of police troops on guard.
- Residents will have the chance to express their views and concerns about local policing to the county's chief constable in a live webchat next week.
- The majority live and work in every corner of the county - delivering local, not remote services.
- In this article, we refer to all county-level units as counties.
- But he claimed highways chiefs from the county's local councils had been insistent that the 11 additional sites were needed now.
- This moved away from the British idea of counties and parishes as the territorial units of local government.
- Most of the close contacts and people under observation were locals from the county.
- England is also a culture of many smaller regionalisms, still centered on the old governmental unit of the county and the local villages and towns.
- Residents have urged the county's traffic chiefs to fund separate safety measures in a bid to halt the mounting death toll.
- Most county and local governments, including school districts, also offer some sort of supplementary compensation.
- He outlined in particular, the importance of the local hospital for the county.
- But the county's fire chief said he thought the dispute was damaging and could be protracted.
- The results in the local county assembly election district were more mixed.
2(in UK)condado masculinebefore noun county boundary — límite del condado masculine
- (in UK) county hall — Diputación Provincial — edificio donde funciona la administración de un condado
- The political absorption of the county by London gathered pace in the 19th cent.
- That alone made it an alluring county for political consultants to work in.
- He said a state law required the county to give the major political parties their copies for free.
- He also asked for an assurance that I not am involved politically in espousing equal rights in the county.
- On the basis of his study of the political conflict in that county, the author argues that the civil war was in its beginning a revolt against high taxes.
- The sites can be used to highlight important issues being tackled in the community as well as basic information such as county division and political party.
- Critics charged that the board favored certain counties with ties to the political party in power.
- The county has a political structure that has pushed for integrated housing and public facilities.
- He also was the only pro-life Democratic politician in the county.
- The data were initially collected at the county level for all metropolitan counties in the United States.
- The supervisors may be able to exert political pressure, but have little other power over the county's transportation plans.
- It's a big deal here, in a county where politics means everything.
- Meanwhile, the man and his family have retaliated against the county and its political system.
- His spending blazed a new path through the county's usual political circuit.
- Here was the role of parliament, building up and extending the active social and political life of the counties and towns.
1distinguidopijo Spain informalpituco Southern Cone informalpopis Mexico informal
Región administrativa de Gran Bretaña que agrupa un número de distritos (districts). Los condados son las principales unidades administrativas de Gran Bretaña y muchos tienen demarcaciones que se remontan a muchos años atrás. Sin embargo, en las últimas décadas, estas y sus nombres han cambiado mucho, y el término county a menudo ya no se usa. La mayoría de los estados en EEUU también están divididos en condados. Hay alrededor de 3.000 condados en EEUU.
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