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

Examples of countian in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web With one case previously identified as a community case reclassified as a Carroll countian who works at Brinton Woods Health and Rehabilitation Center at Winfield, the number of cases among residents and staff at Carroll’s congregate living facilities rose to 678. Bob Blubaugh,, 3 Sep. 2020 Meanwhile, the year before, in 1891, a Carroll countian built a bathroom for $554. Kevin Dayhoff,, 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,, 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,, 31 Dec. 2020 For the fourth consecutive day, a Carroll countian’s death was attributed to the coronavirus. Bob Blubaugh,, 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,, 11 Dec. 2019 Westminster also lost a duo of all-countians in Zoe Costley and Sophia Diehl., 10 Dec. 2019 Snyder graduated, along with fellow first team all-countian Kyla Holt, who led the team in scoring last fall. Megan Woodward,, 11 Sep. 2019

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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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“Countian.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 23 Apr. 2024.

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