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country

adjective

Synonyms and Antonyms of country

  1. of, relating to, associated with, or typical of open areas with few buildings or people <plain country living among unpretentious people> Synonyms bucolic, rural, pastoral, rustic (also rustical)Related Words backwoods, backwoodsy, countrified (also countryfied), provincial; agrarian, agricultural; nonurban, semiruralNear Antonyms citified, urbanized; metro, metropolitan, municipal; nonagricultural, nonfarmAntonyms urban




country

noun

Synonyms and Antonyms of country

  1. 1 the land of one's birth, residence, or citizenship <a great love for my country> Synonyms fatherland, home, homeland, mother country, motherland, sod Related Words old country; community, neighborhood

  2. 2 the open rural area outside of big towns and cities <out in the country, where the air is fresh and the rivers are clean> Synonyms boondocks, boonies [slang], countryside, nowhere, sticks Related Words exurbia; backcountry, backwater, backwoods, bush, frontier, hinterland, outback, up-country; wild, wilderness Phrases middle of nowhere Near Antonyms conurbation, megalopolis, urban sprawl

  3. 3 a body of people composed of one or more nationalities usually with its own territory and government <usually in time of war, the whole country unites behind the president> Synonyms commonwealth, nation, land, sovereignty (also sovranty), stateRelated Words city-state, microstate, ministate, nation-state; domain, dominion, empire, kingdom, realm, republic; duchy, dukedom, emirate, principality, seigniory (or seignory), sultanate; democracy, dictatorship, monarchy, monocracy, oligarchy, sovereign (also sovran), theocracy; client state, colony, condominium, dependency, mandate, province, settlement, soil, trust territory; fatherland, homeland, motherland; great power, power, sea power, superpower, world power; welfare state




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