Definition of County Palatine in English:
(In England and Ireland) a county in which royal privileges and exclusive rights of jurisdiction were held by its earl or lord.
- 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:
- US English dictionary
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