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adjective as in rural, pastoral

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The Cuban government on May 8, 2019, detained this reporter for several hours at Havana’s José Martí International Airport after he tried to enter the country.

We have -- many of those countries are doing a phenomenal job.

The report says the HRC Foundation “proactively researched” the LGBTQ-related policies of more than 1,000 hospitals and health facilities across the country that did not participate in the 2020 survey.

In a new poll of 13 nations released Tuesday, a median of 15 percent of respondents said the United States had handled the pandemic well, while 85 percent said the country had responded poorly.

In light of the pandemic, several states across the country now temporarily allow patrons to carry out cocktails to enjoy at home.

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In that country at that moment, the Catholics have practically disappeared.

Elsewhere, courts throughout the country have placed limits on speech this year.

“This is a federal mandate that is causing some real problems for schools across the country,” Kline told a CBS affiliate in July.

Charles “Father” Coughlin, a raving anti-Semite, was one of the most popular radio hosts in the country.

It marked a groundbreaking moment in how the country viewed Jews, especially Jewish women.

The country is well inhabited, for it contains fifty-one cities, near a hundred walled towns, and a great number of villages.

In the drawing-room things went on much as they always do in country drawing-rooms in the hot weather.

Nothing remarkable occurred in our march through this country.

There are some folk in this country, you know, who manifest a very retiring disposition at times.

There'll be heaps uh fun in the Cypress Hills country when they get t' runnin' the whisky-jacks out.


On this page you'll find 109 synonyms, antonyms, and words related to country, such as: agrarian, bucolic, homey, provincial, rustic, and arcadian.

From Roget's 21st Century Thesaurus, Third Edition Copyright © 2013 by the Philip Lief Group.