Definition of 郡

  • county
  • district


On'Yomi (音読み) Kun'yomi (訓読み)
  • グン
  • こおり

Popular Words With This Kanji

郡, ぐん, こおり

district, county, district (of 2-20 50-home neighbourhoods or townships, in the ritsuryo period)

郡部, ぐんぶ

rural districts, counties

郡役所, ぐんやくしょ

county offices

郡県制度, ぐんけんせいど

county and prefecture system

郡制, ぐんせい

county system

郡長, ぐんちょう

district headman, head county official

共産国家郡, きょうさんこっかぐん

Communist bloc

国郡里制, こくぐんりせい

province-district-neighbourhood system (system of administrative divisions under the ritsuryo; 1 neighbourhood=~50 homes, 1 district=2-20 neighbourhoods)

郡保安官, ぐんほあんかん

county sheriff

郡県, ぐんけん

counties and prefectures

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