county borough meaning

  "county borough" in a sentence
  • Until 1974, a borough (by Acts of 1888, 1926, 1958, respectively above 50000, 75000 and 100000 inhabitants) with some of the attributes of a county


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  1. county boroughs lose their autonomy.
  2. The area is now governed by Blaenau Gwent County Borough Council.
  3. Devonport became a county borough under the Local Government Act 1888.
  4. The county borough lies at the geographical heart of south Wales.
  5. The county borough councils regretted the loss of their independent status.

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