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Definitions of country:

part of speech: adjective

Rural, rustic, unpolished.

part of speech: noun

A tract of land; region; rural parts; one's native land.

part of speech: noun

Rural districts; a kingdom or state; any tract of land; one's residence or native soil.

part of speech: adjective

Pert. to the districts beyond a town; rural; rustic; untaught; rude.

part of speech: noun

A rural region as distinct from a town: a tract of land: the land in which one was born, or in which one resides.

Usage examples for country:

  • Can any man know a country "The Man Who Rose Again", Joseph Hocking
  • She is a young country remember. "The New Frontiers of Freedom from the Alps to the Ægean", Edward Alexander Powell
  • It was too early for my grandmother's return to the country "The House of Martha", Frank R. Stockton
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