go to the country

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Definition of go to the country

British
: to call for a general election to be held He went to the country and won.

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“Go to the country.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/go%20to%20the%20country. Accessed 1 Dec. 2021.

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