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"County" is a noun which is often translated as "el condado", and "district" is a noun which is often translated as "el distrito". Learn more about the difference between "county" and "district" below.
county(
kaun
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ti
)
A noun is a word referring to a person, animal, place, thing, feeling or idea (e.g. man, dog, house).
1. (territorial division of a U.S. state)
a. el condado
(m) means that a noun is masculine. Spanish nouns have a gender, which is either feminine (like la mujer or la luna) or masculine (like el hombre or el sol).
Many of the names of the counties in the state of Maine are of Native American origin.Muchos condados del estado de Maine tienen nombres indígenas.
2. (territorial division of the United Kingdom)
a. el condado
(m) means that a noun is masculine. Spanish nouns have a gender, which is either feminine (like la mujer or la luna) or masculine (like el hombre or el sol).
She grew up in the county of Norfolk, and her accent is typical of that region.Creció en el condado de Norfolk y tiene el acento típico de la región.
An adjective is a word that describes a noun (e.g. the big dog).
3. (of high society) (United Kingdom)
a. aristócrata
Her family is county; she grew up in a beautiful Victorian mansion.Su familia es aristócrata; creció en una hermosa mansión victoriana.
b. distinguido
My boyfriend is of royal blood, and his family is very county.Mi novio es de sangre noble, y su familia es muy distinguida.
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district(
dihs
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trihkt
)
A noun is a word referring to a person, animal, place, thing, feeling or idea (e.g. man, dog, house).
1. (area)
a. el distrito
(m) means that a noun is masculine. Spanish nouns have a gender, which is either feminine (like la mujer or la luna) or masculine (like el hombre or el sol).
(of a city)
There are 30 district police stations in the city.Hay 30 comisarías de distrito en la ciudad.
b. el barrio
(m) means that a noun is masculine. Spanish nouns have a gender, which is either feminine (like la mujer or la luna) or masculine (like el hombre or el sol).
(of a city)
The wealthy district is located in the north of the city.El barrio rico está ubicado al norte de la ciudad.
c. la región
(f) means that a noun is feminine. Spanish nouns have a gender, which is either feminine (like la mujer or la luna) or masculine (like el hombre or el sol).
(of the country)
Half of the inhabitants live in the poorest district of the country.La mitad de los habitantes viven en la región más pobre del país.
d. la zona
(f) means that a noun is feminine. Spanish nouns have a gender, which is either feminine (like la mujer or la luna) or masculine (like el hombre or el sol).
(of the country)
Police officers from the surrounding districts helped to catch the fugitive.Policías de las zonas colindantes colaboraron para atrapar al fugitivo.
2. (politics)
Regionalism used in the United States
(United States)
a. el distrito
(m) means that a noun is masculine. Spanish nouns have a gender, which is either feminine (like la mujer or la luna) or masculine (like el hombre or el sol).
Clinton won the district in 1996.Clinton ganó el distrito en 1996.
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