Administrative county

a principal administrative division in Great Britain, usually not coextensive with traditional county boundaries.
Historical Examples

Chelsea (detached portion in administrative county of Middlesex, Kensal Town).
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The registration county of London coincides with the administrative county.
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In the following list the boroughs which extend outside the administrative county of London are noted.
Encyclopaedia Britannica, 11th Edition, Volume 16, Slice 8 Various


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