open country


: land with few buildings
Miles and miles of open country lie beyond the town.

Examples of open country in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web In mature woods or open country this could mean 600 yards or more. Alex Robinson, Outdoor Life, 18 Apr. 2023 There are all kinds of rangeland and open country where nobody ever goes. Mark Eddington, The Salt Lake Tribune, 24 Aug. 2023 This is especially true in Western open country where the best roost trees are commonly found in draws. Alex Robinson, Outdoor Life, 18 Apr. 2023 Run-and-gun hunters in open country might want to scale back to just one or two decoys for convenience. Will Brantley, Field & Stream, 14 Mar. 2023 The Summit Lake area is open country with plenty of hills and ravines. John Schandelmeier, Anchorage Daily News, 26 Feb. 2023

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“Open country.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 29 Feb. 2024.

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