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ItalianEdit

PronunciationEdit

  • IPA(key): /konˈtɛ.a/
  • Hyphenation: con‧tèa

Etymology 1Edit

From Old French conté, from Latin comitātus.

NounEdit

contea f (plural contee)

  1. (historical) county (territory of a count or countess)
    Synonym: contado
  2. earldom
    Synonym: contado

Etymology 2Edit

From English county.

NounEdit

contea f (plural contee)

  1. county (administrative region)

AnagramsEdit

ReferencesEdit

  • contea in Treccani.it – Vocabolario Treccani on line, Istituto dell'Enciclopedia Italiana