What does BODY OF A COUNTY mean? May 25, 2017 All Dictionary BODY OF A COUNTY meaning in Law Dictionary county most importantly, as distinguished from any particular destination within it. A county thought to be a territorial entire. Condition v. Arthur, 30 Iowa, 632; men and women v. Dunn, 31 App. Div. 139, 52 N. Y. Supp. 908.