countian

noun

coun·​ti·​an ˈkau̇n-tē-ən How to pronounce countian (audio)
: a native or resident of a usually specified county

Example Sentences

Recent Examples on the Web Meanwhile, the year before, in 1891, a Carroll countian built a bathroom for $554. Kevin Dayhoff, baltimoresun.com/maryland/carroll, 12 Mar. 2021 The fifth Carroll countian to die of COVID-19 in eight days was an elder care resident, another casualty of a pandemic that hits the older population hardest. Bob Blubaugh, baltimoresun.com/maryland/carroll, 24 Nov. 2020 On March 13, when the first case of a Carroll countian contracting COVID-19 was announced, the virus was still a curiosity to most. Bob Blubaugh, baltimoresun.com/maryland/carroll, 31 Dec. 2020 For the fourth consecutive day, a Carroll countian’s death was attributed to the coronavirus. Bob Blubaugh, baltimoresun.com/maryland/carroll, 20 Nov. 2020 On Tuesday evening, almost three dozen Carroll countians who had ridden a bus to Hershey, Pennsylvania, attended a Trump rally to show the president their support. Bob Blubaugh, baltimoresun.com/maryland/carroll, 11 Dec. 2019 Westminster also lost a duo of all-countians in Zoe Costley and Sophia Diehl. baltimoresun.com/maryland/carroll, 10 Dec. 2019 Snyder graduated, along with fellow first team all-countian Kyla Holt, who led the team in scoring last fall. Megan Woodward, baltimoresun.com/maryland/carroll, 11 Sep. 2019 See More

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Word History

First Known Use

15th century, in the meaning defined above

Time Traveler
The first known use of countian was in the 15th century

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Cite this Entry

“Countian.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/countian. Accessed 5 Dec. 2022.

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