God's country


Definition of God's country

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

First Known Use of God's country

1709, in the meaning defined above

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“God's country.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/God%27s%20country. Accessed 2 Oct. 2022.

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