country

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A country is a nation, a body of land with one government. Also, rural areas outside cities and towns are called the country.

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A tract of land; a region; the territory of an independent nation; (as distinguished from any other region, and with a personal pronoun) the region of one's birth, permanent residence, or citizenship.

Noun
the people who live in a nation or country; "a statement that sums up the nation''s mood"; "the news was announced to the nation"; "the whole country worshipped him"

Noun
a politically organized body of people under a single government; "the state has elected a new president"; "African nations"; "students who had come to the nation''s capitol"; "the country''s largest manufacturer"; "an industrialized land"

Noun
a particular geographical region of indefinite boundary (usually serving some special purpose or distinguished by its people or culture or geography); "it was a mountainous area"; "Bible country"

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the territory occupied by a nation; "he returned to the land of his birth"; "he visited several European countries"

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an area outside of cities and towns; "his poetry celebrated the slower pace of life in the country"

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adv.
A tract of land; a region; the territory of an independent nation; (as distinguished from any other region, and with a personal pronoun) the region of one's birth, permanent residence, or citizenship.

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Rural regions, as opposed to a city or town.

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The inhabitants or people of a state or a region; the populace; the public. Hence: (a) One's constituents. (b) The whole body of the electors of state; as, to dissolve Parliament and appeal to the country.

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A jury, as representing the citizens of a country.

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The inhabitants of the district from which a jury is drawn.

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The rock through which a vein runs.

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Pertaining to the regions remote from a city; rural; rustic; as, a country life; a country town; the country party, as opposed to city.

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Destitute of refinement; rude; unpolished; rustic; not urbane; as, country manners.

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Pertaining, or peculiar, to one's own country.


Country

Coun"try (k?n"tr?), n.; pl. Countries (-trz). [F. contre, LL. contrata, fr. L. contra over against, on the opposite side. Cf. Counter, adv., Contra.] 1. A tract of land; a region; the territory of an independent nation; (as distinguished from any other region, and with a personal pronoun) the region of one's birth, permanent residence, or citizenship.
Return unto thy country, and to thy kindred.
I might have learned this by my last exile, that change of countries cannot change my state.
Many a famous realm And country, whereof here needs no account
2. Rural regions, as opposed to a city or town.
As they walked, on their way into the country.
God made the covatry, and man made the town.
Only very great men were in the habit of dividing the year between town and country.
3. The inhabitants or people of a state or a region; the populace; the public. Hence: (a) One's constituents. (b) The whole body of the electors of state; as, to dissolve Parliament and appeal to the country.
All the country in a general voice Cried hate upon him.
4. (Law) (a) A jury, as representing the citizens of a country. (b) The inhabitants of the district from which a jury is drawn. 5. (Mining.) The rock through which a vein runs. Conclusion to the country. See under Conclusion. -- To put, ∨ throw, one's self upon the country, to appeal to one's constituents; to stand trial before a jury.

Country

Coun"try, a. 1. Pertaining to the regions remote from a city; rural; rustic; as, a country life; a country town; the country party, as opposed to city. 2. Destitute of refinement; rude; unpolished; rustic; not urbane; as, country manners. 3. Pertaining, or peculiar, to one's own country.
She, bowing herself towards him, laughing the cruel tyrant to scorn, spake in her country language.

A tract of land; a region; the territory of an independent nation; (as distinguished from any other region, and with a personal pronoun) the region of one's birth, permanent residence, or citizenship.

Pertaining to the regions remote from a city; rural; rustic; as, a country life; a country town; the country party, as opposed to city.

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Usage Examples

A steady patriot of the world alone, The friend of every country but his own.

A country is made not by policy alone, but by its music, its entertainment shows, all of it.

A well regulated militia, composed of the body of the people, trained in arms, is the best most natural defense of a free country.

A country that relies on aid? Death is better than that. It stops you from achieving your potential, just as colonialism did.

A country like Belgium, or socialist countries in central Europe spend more money on art education than the United States, which is a really puzzling thought.

A man who is good enough to shed his blood for the country is good enough to be given a square deal afterwards.

A patriot must always be ready to defend his country against his government.

A man who leaves home to mend himself and others is a philosopher but he who goes from country to country, guided by the blind impulse of curiosity, is a vagabond.

Misspelled Form

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Other Usage Examples

Above all, this country is our own. Nobody has to get up in the morning and worry what his neighbors think of him. Being a Jew is no problem here.

A lot of country music is sad.

A man's country is not a certain area of land, of mountains, rivers, and woods, but it is a principle and patriotism is loyalty to that principle.

A man will do more for his stubbornness than for his religion or his country.

A good historian is timeless although he is a patriot, he will never flatter his country in any respect.

A wise traveler never despises his own country.

A democracy which makes or even effectively prepares for modern, scientific war must necessarily cease to be democratic. No country can be really well prepared for modern war unless it is governed by a tyrant, at the head of a highly trained and perfectly obedient bureaucracy.

A majority of this country opposes this war, a majority of this country never voted for this administration.

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