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Comte is the French, Catalan and Occitan form of the word 'count' (Latin: comes); comté is the Gallo-Romance form of the word 'county' (Latin: comitatus).

Comte may mean:

  • a count in French, from Latin comes
  • Auguste Comte (1798–1857), philosopher
  • Louis Comte (1788–1859), magician
  • Raphaël Comte (born 1979), Swiss politician.

Comté may mean:

  • A county in France, that is, the territory ruled by a count
  • La Comté, a commune in the Pas-de-Calais département of France
  • Comté cheese, a French cheese from Franche-Comté

Usage examples of "comte".

When Franklin informed him that the Comte de Chaumont was charging nothing, that they were living there at no cost, Adams worried that that, too, was inappropriate, since, as everyone knew, Chaumont was one of the largest contractors furnishing supplies for the American army.

At Versailles, meanwhile, the Comte de Vergennes was writing to his ambassador at Philadelphia to say that Adams, in his role in the Netherlands, had become an embarrassment, an observation that La Luzerne was expected to pass along to his numerous friends in Congress.

King appointed thereto his son, the Comte de Vegin, and as the Benedictine monks secretly complained that they should have given to them as chief a child almost still in its cradle, the King instructed the grand almoner to remind them that they had had as abbes in preceding reigns princes who were married and of warlike tastes.

Comte Guilbert Mauprat de Chambery had used at Fontenoy against the English.

Comte de Charolais, who afterwards became famous as Charles le Temeraire, the last Duke of Burgundy.

Sir Nigel Loring de Christchurch, de son tres fidele ami Sir Claude Latour, capitaine de la Compagnie blanche, chatelain de Biscar, grand seigneur de Montchateau, vavaseur de le renomme Gaston, Comte de Foix, tenant les droits de la haute justice, de la milieu, et de la basse.

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Monsieur le comte will not tarry in Dunkerque, if that will cheer you up.

Comte de la Roche had just finished dejeuner, consisting of an omelette fines herbes, an entrecote Bearnaise, and a Savarin au Rhum.

Ferry was convinced, as Auguste Comte was convinced before him, that the theological and metaphysical eras were a thing of the past and that the positive sciences would be the basis of the new order.

For this reason Monsieur le comte de Sheerness left orders, when he went to Londres, that musketeers were to be billeted in the stables, and the perimeters of the estate were to be patrolled night and day.

When Yolande Gabrielle de Polastron was led to the altar, one day in the year 1767, by Comte Jules de Polignac, she never dreamt, we may be sure, of the dazzling role she was destined to play at the Court of France.

Polastron, femme du comte, puis duc de Polignac, gouvernante des Enfants de France.

Comte in particular and his view that societies could be divided into three progressive stages: natural, social and political.

The Duc des Deux-Ponts told me this story with his own lips, one evening, when I was supping with him and a Swede, the Comte de Levenhoop, at Metz.