countryside

noun coun·try·side \ ˈkən-trē-ˌsīd \
Updated on: 15 Nov 2017

Definition of countryside

1 :a rural area
2 :the inhabitants of a countryside

Examples of countryside in a Sentence

  1. We took a long drive through the open countryside.

  2. everyone hates to see the countryside ruined by new developments

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First Known Use of countryside

15th century


COUNTRYSIDE Defined for English Language Learners

countryside

noun

Definition of countryside for English Language Learners

  • : land that is away from big towns and cities


COUNTRYSIDE Defined for Kids

countryside

noun coun·try·side \ ˈkən-trē-ˌsīd \

Definition of countryside for Students

:a rural area or its people


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