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Country meaning

country - 12 dictionary results

  1. 1. the territory occupied by a nation; " he returned to the land of his birth"; " he visited several European countries"
  2. 2. A tract of land; a region; the territory of an independent nation; ( as distinguished from any other region, and with a personal pronoun) the region of one's birth, permanent residence, or citizenship.
  3. 3. Rural regions, as opposed to a city or town.
  4. 4. The inhabitants or people of a state or a region; the populace; the public. Hence: ( a) One's constituents. ( b) The whole body of the electors of state; as, to dissolve Parliament and appeal to the country.
  5. 5. A jury, as representing the citizens of a country.
  6. 6. The inhabitants of the district from which a jury is drawn.
  7. 7. The rock through which a vein runs.
  8. 8. Pertaining to the regions remote from a city; rural; rustic; as, a country life; a country town; the country party, as opposed to city.
  9. 9. Destitute of refinement; rude; unpolished; rustic; not urbane; as, country manners.
  10. 10. Pertaining, or peculiar, to one's own country.
  11. 11. Belonging to the country; rustic.
  12. 12. Rural region, as opposed to a town; tract of land; land.

country - examples of usage

  1. Or did he go on up country? - "The Shepherd of the North", Richard Aumerle Maher.
  2. He went on up country. - "The Shepherd of the North", Richard Aumerle Maher.
  3. I want a man that knows the country and the people and can do it." - "The Shepherd of the North", Richard Aumerle Maher.
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