God's country


: a place conceived of as especially favored by God: such as
: an area of civilization (as a city) away from the frontier
music heard long before … in God's country in the EastSpringfield (Massachusetts) Republican
: a place away from a city
especially : the open country
out of the slums into God's country
: one's native or home state or region
boosters go so much to the other extreme, talking about God's countrySinclair Lewis

Word History

First Known Use

1709, in the meaning defined above

Time Traveler
The first known use of God's country was in 1709

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“God's country.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/God%27s%20country. Accessed 22 Feb. 2024.

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