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country

coun·try

country

 
pronunciation:
kuhn tri
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part of speech: noun
inflections: countries
definition 1: a large geographic region defined by political, natural, or cultural boundaries.
France is a country in Europe.
synonyms:
commonwealth, land
similar words:
domain, government, kingdom, nation, nation-state, power, realm, sovereignty, state
definition 2: land or area of land; region.
This is beautiful country out here.We'll be hiking through this mountainous country to the north.Be careful! This is rattlesnake country.
synonyms:
land, territory
similar words:
area, district, region, soil, terrain
definition 3: the people of a nation or state.
The whole country supported the war.
synonyms:
citizenry, citizens, nation, people, population
similar words:
commonwealth, populace, public, society
definition 4: one's land of citizenship or birth.
synonyms:
fatherland, homeland, mother country, motherland
similar words:
home, land, nationality, nativity, roots, soil
definition 5: the land surrounding towns and cities, often used for farming.
I live in the country, where the air is clean.
synonyms:
countryside, land, provinces
similar words:
farmland
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broader categories that include country
measures a country
negative action associated with a country
similar to a country
some actions of a country
some feelings for a country
some foundations of a countries
some parts of a country
some people associated with a countries
some qualities associated with countries
some representations of a country