country[ kuhn-tree ]SEE DEFINITION OF country
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The reason I write promptly is that you may not go out of the country just now.
"But you went to Athens, and took no care for your country," rejoined the prince.
The country was rapidly becoming, they agreed, no place for a gentleman to live.
The laws of the country made it impossible to accompany her beloved husband.
He might in this country; he'd never do it at home, you know.
"Here's hoping we'll soon be back in God's own country," said Oldaker, raising his glass.
But if it is His own country, it don't make Him any connysoor of countries with me.
See 'em once anyway, and see a little more of this country and these people.
Now the folks out in this part of the country have come to expect it from a man like him.
Country very dense and scrubby; no feed in any of the thickets.
mid-13c., "district, native land," from Old French contree, from Vulgar Latin *(terra) contrata "(land) lying opposite," or "(land) spread before one," from Latin contra "opposite, against" (see contra-). Sense narrowed 1520s to rural areas, as opposed to cities. Replaced Old English land. As an adjective from late 14c. First record of country-and-western music style is from 1942. Country club first recorded 1886. Country mile "a long way" is from 1915, American English.