Definition of County Palatine in English:

County Palatine

Line breaks: County Pal¦at|ine
historical

noun

(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.

Origin

see palatine1.

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