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country

adjective

Synonyms and Antonyms of country

  1. of, relating to, associated with, or typical of open areas with few buildings or people plain country living among unpretentious people Synonyms bucolic, rural, pastoral, rustic (also rustical)Related Words backwoods, backwoodsy, countrified (also countryfied), provincial; agrarian, agricultural; nonurban, semiruralNear Antonyms citified, urbanized; metro, metropolitan, municipal; nonagricultural, nonfarmAntonyms urban


country

noun

Synonyms and Antonyms of country

  1. 1 the land of one's birth, residence, or citizenship a great love for my country Synonyms fatherland, home, homeland, mother country, motherland, sod Related Words old country; community, neighborhood

  2. 2 the open rural area outside of big towns and cities out in the country, where the air is fresh and the rivers are clean Synonyms boondocks, boonies [slang], countryside, nowhere, sticks Related Words exurbia; backcountry, backwater, backwoods, bush, frontier, hinterland, outback, up-country; wild, wilderness Phrases middle of nowhere Near Antonyms conurbation, megalopolis, urban sprawl

  3. 3 a body of people composed of one or more nationalities usually with its own territory and government usually in time of war, the whole country unites behind the president Synonyms commonwealth, nation, land, sovereignty (also sovranty), stateRelated Words city-state, microstate, ministate, nation-state; domain, dominion, empire, kingdom, realm, republic; duchy, dukedom, emirate, principality, seigniory (or seignory), sultanate; democracy, dictatorship, monarchy, monocracy, oligarchy, sovereign (also sovran), theocracy; client state, colony, condominium, dependency, mandate, province, settlement, soil, trust territory; fatherland, homeland, motherland; great power, power, sea power, superpower, world power; welfare state


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