out-country

noun

Definition of out-country

 (Entry 1 of 2)

: an outlying area or country

out-country

adjective

Definition of out-country (Entry 2 of 2)

1 : alien, foreign looked down upon out-country peoples
2 : belonging to or characteristic of the country : not urban his clear, healthy, out-country lookTime

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History and Etymology for out-country

Noun

out entry 3 + country

Adjective

in sense 1, from out entry 4 + country, in sense 2, from out-country entry 1

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“Out-country.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/out-country. Accessed 20 Sep. 2021.

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