countryward

adverb

coun·​try·​ward
ˈkəntrēˌwərd,
-trə̇ˌ-,
-ˌwə̄d
: toward the country

Word History

Etymology

Middle English contreewarde, from contree country + -warde -ward

First Known Use

1835, in the meaning defined above

Time Traveler
The first known use of countryward was in 1835

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“Countryward.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/countryward. Accessed 24 Jul. 2024.

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