Definition of countryside
1 : a rural area
2 : the inhabitants of a countryside
Examples of countryside in a Sentence
We took a long drive through the open countryside.
everyone hates to see the countryside ruined by new developments
Recent Examples of countryside from the Web
The film looks like a nicely brooding tale of romance, deception and revenge in the 19th-century English countryside.
Our tester had a wireless charging pad built into the tray area in front of the shifter in the center console, which was useful for keeping my Samsung Galaxy S7 fully charged while tooling around the countryside.
German officials have been at pains to insist that parts of Afghanistan are safe, despite the deteriorating security of the countryside.
In the Philippines, thousands of Filipinos are brought to the cities, suburbs, and wealthy households in the countryside as domestic help.
But once a work of art is placed outdoors -- whether in a busy city or the open countryside -- it's given new meaning.
In some ways, the community seems frozen in time, unaffected by the war raging in the countryside.
Much of Sri Lanka has been heavily deforested for export crops such as tea and rubber, leaving the countryside exposed.
Not least of which is the understandable reluctance to cover huge areas of the countryside with wind turbines or their sunshine equivalent, solar panels.
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First Known Use of countryside
COUNTRYSIDE Defined for English Language Learners
Definition of countryside for English Language Learners
: land that is away from big towns and cities
COUNTRYSIDE Defined for Kids
Definition of countryside for Students
: a rural area or its people
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