the old country
Definition of the old country
: the country where a person was born or lived before moving to a new country They left the old country more than 30 years ago. This music reminds me of the old country.
Word by Word Definitions
: dating from the remote past : ancient
: persisting from an earlier time
: of long standing
: 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
: 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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