Examples of countryman in a Sentence
met a fellow Canadian countryman while traveling in France
though neither well-educated nor well-dressed, the countryman presented the farmers' case before the state legislature
Recent Examples of countryman from the Web
After the foreign powers withdrew in late 1920, Lenin moved to subdue his countrymen –mostly peasants – who had not accepted the Bolsheviks.
A Mexican businessman offended by President Donald Trump’s insults to his countrymen is seizing on a possible oversight in the magnate’s branding plans.
His countryman Roberto Mancini, meanwhile, was a relatively predictable choice for the managerial vacancy at Zenit St. Petersburg, in Russia.
The sun hasn’t cracked the horizon when Alfredo Betancourt and 19 of his countrymen line up behind a packing trailer, knives in hand, knee deep in dewy cauliflower plants.
Although they are loaded by local standards, they are seen by their countrymen as curiosities more than symbols of success.
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First Known Use of countryman
COUNTRYMAN Defined for English Language Learners
Definition of countryman for English Language Learners
: a person who lives in or comes from the same country as you
: a person who lives in the countryside
COUNTRYMAN Defined for Kids
Definition of countryman for Students
1 : a person born in the same country as another : a fellow citizen
2 : a person living or raised in a place away from big towns and cities
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