the country

noun

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

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“The country.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/the%20country. Accessed 4 Mar. 2021.

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