the old country

noun
Updated on: 15 Nov 2017

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

old play
  1. : dating from the remote past : ancient

  2. : persisting from an earlier time

  3. : of long standing

  1. : one of a specified age

  2. : old or earlier time

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

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

  3. : a political state or nation or its territory

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

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

  3. : prepared or processed with farm supplies and procedures


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