the country

Definition of the country

  1. 1 :  the people who live in a country The whole country was stunned by the news. The President has the support of most of the country.

  2. 2 :  land that is away from big towns and cities :  countryside She lives out in the country. They prefer the country to the city.

Word by Word Definitions

  1. :  an indefinite usually extended expanse of land :  region

    :  the land of a person's birth, residence, or citizenship

    :  a political state or nation or its territory

  1. :  of, relating to, or characteristic of the country

    :  of or relating to a decorative style associated with life in the country

    :  possessing a style of rustic simplicity

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to cast off or become cast off

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