(In England and Ireland) a county in which royal privileges and exclusive rights of jurisdiction were held by its earl or lord.
More example sentences
- Families of quality whose homes graced the parklands of the County Palatine had their city homes in Chester.
- Map of the County Palatine of Lancaster.
- A similar position is found in the Principality and County Palatine of Durham.
Definition of County Palatine in:
- The US English dictionary