countian

noun
coun·​ti·​an | \ ˈkau̇n-tē-ən How to pronounce countian (audio) \

Definition of countian

: a native or resident of a usually specified county

Examples of countian in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web 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, "At Trump rally in Pennsylvania, Carroll County Republicans get seat upgrades, camera time," 11 Dec. 2019 Westminster also lost a duo of all-countians in Zoe Costley and Sophia Diehl. baltimoresun.com/maryland/carroll, "Winter Sports Preview: 3 things to watch for girls basketball," 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, "Girls Soccer: Winters Mill uses pair of second-half goals to overcome Gerstell in season opener," 11 Sep. 2019

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First Known Use of countian

15th century, in the meaning defined above

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“Countian.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/countian. Accessed 25 Sep. 2020.

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