Definition of county seat in English:

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county seat

noun

The town that is the governmental center of a county.
Example sentences
  • The town became the county seat of San Patricio County in Texas, after independence.
  • The town eventually became the county seat of Missoula County, which encompassed the entire western portion of the territory.
  • The huge commuter belt is making its way down from the capital to the county town.

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Syllabification: coun·ty seat

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