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Dutchess County Syllabification: Dutch·ess Coun·ty
Pronunciation: /ˌdəCHis ˈkoun(t)ē/

Definition of Dutchess County in English:

A county in southeastern New York, east of the Hudson River, traditionally agricultural but increasingly suburban; population 292,878 (est. 2008). Its seat is Poughkeepsie.

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