Definition of County palatine

1. Noun. The territory of a count palatine.

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Lexicographical Neighbors of County Palatine

counts angels on pinheads
counts coup
county agent
county council
county courthouse
county fair
county family
county line
county palatine (current term)
county seat
county seats
county town
coup d'arret
coup d'etat
coup d'oeil
coup d'œil
coup d'état
coup d'états
coup de force

Literary usage of County palatine

Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:

1. The Bibliographer's Manual of English Literature: Containing an Account of by William Thomas Lowndes, Henry George Bohn (1865)
"An Enquiry into the ancient and present State of the county palatine of Durham. ... The Practice of the Court of Chancery of the county palatine of Durham. ..."

2. Reports of Cases Argued and Determined in the Court of King's Bench: With by Great Britain Court of King's Bench, George Mifflin Wharton (1845)
"Then, after mentioning the duchy of Lancaster, he adds, " Upon the like reason was the name of county palatine fixed on the bishopric of Ely, ..."

3. A General Abridgment of Law and Equity: Alphabetically Digested Under Proper by Charles Viner (1792)
"The Ceart of tlie county palatine is an original ... above the lands appear to lie within a county palatine, will he ill ; but if ..."

4. The Book of British Topography: A Classified Catalogue of the Topographical by John Parker Anderson (1881)
"4° county palatine of Lancaster, being the Reports of the Roval Commissioners ... The Visitation of the county palatine of Lancaster, made in the year 1567, ..."

5. The Dictionary of English History by Sidney Low, Frederick Sanders Pulling (1884)
"It was occupied by the Jacobite insurgents for two days, Nov. 7 and 9,1715, and by Charles Ed ward, Nov. 24,1745. Lancaster, THE DUCHY AND county palatine ..."

6. Dictionary of National Biography by LESLIE. STEPHEN (1886)
"... also printed separately ; Chalmers's Life in the Collection of Poets, and Life prefixed to Works ; Baines's county palatine of Lancaster, ii. ..."

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