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countryman

noun

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1 a person living in or originally from the same country as another
  • met a fellow Canadian countryman while traveling in France

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2 an awkward or simple person especially from a small town or the country
  • though neither well-educated nor well-dressed, the countryman presented the farmers' case before the state legislature

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The first known use of countryman was in the 14th century

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“Countryman.” Merriam-Webster.com Thesaurus, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/thesaurus/countryman. Accessed 17 May. 2022.

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