Translation of county in Spanish:

county

Pronunciation: /ˈkaʊnti/

noun/nombre (plural -ties)

county
  • 1.1 (in US) condado (masculine) (before noun/delante del nombre) county line límite (masculine) del condado
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    • 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.
    • But he claimed highways chiefs from the county's local councils had been insistent that the 11 additional sites were needed now.
    • 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.
    1.2 (in UK) condado (masculine) (before noun/delante del nombre) county boundary límite (masculine) del condado county hall (in UK)[ edificio donde funciona la administración de un condado ]Diputación (feminine) Provincial (Spain/España)
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    • His spending blazed a new path through the county's usual political circuit.
    • Meanwhile, the man and his family have retaliated against the county and its political system.
    • The county has a political structure that has pushed for integrated housing and public facilities.

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Spain had three civil wars known as the guerras carlistas (1833-39, 1860, 1872-76). When Fernando VII died in 1833, he was succeeded not by his brother the Infante Don Carlos de Borbón, but by his daughter Isabel, under the regency of her mother María Cristina. This provoked a mainly northern-Spanish revolt, with local guerrillas pitted against the forces of the central government. The Carlist Wars were also a confrontation between conservative rural Catholic Spain, especially the Basque provinces and Aragón, led by the carlistas, and the progressive liberal urban middle classes allied with the army. Carlos died in 1855, but the carlistas, representing political and religious traditionalism, supported his descendants' claims until reconciliation in 1977 with King Juan Carlos.