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countryman

noun coun·try·man \ˈkən-trē-mən, 3 often -ˌman\

: a person who lives in or comes from the same country as you

: a person who lives in the countryside

Full Definition of COUNTRYMAN

1
:  an inhabitant or native of a specified country
2
3
:  one living in the country or marked by country ways :  rustic
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Examples of COUNTRYMAN

  1. <met a fellow Canadian countryman while traveling in France>
  2. <though neither well-educated nor well-dressed, the countryman presented the farmers' case before the state legislature>

First Known Use of COUNTRYMAN

14th century
COUNTRYMAN Defined for Kids

countryman

noun coun·try·man \ˈkən-trē-mən\
plural coun·try·men \-mən\

Definition of COUNTRYMAN for Kids

1
:  a person born in the same country as another :  a fellow citizen
2
:  a person living or raised in a place away from big towns and cities

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