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synonyms for old country

  • birthplace
  • country of origin
  • fatherland
  • homeland
  • mother country
  • motherland
  • native country
  • native land
  • native soil
  • old world
  • one's native soil
  • the old country
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How to use old country in a sentence

Davy looked around and saw an old man coming toward them across the lawn.
DAVY AND THE GOBLINCHARLES E. CARRYL
The country is well inhabited, for it contains fifty-one cities, near a hundred walled towns, and a great number of villages.
GULLIVER'S TRAVELSJONATHAN SWIFT
In the drawing-room things went on much as they always do in country drawing-rooms in the hot weather.
THE PIT TOWN CORONET, VOLUME I (OF 3)CHARLES JAMES WILLS
His wife stood smiling and waving, the boys shouting, as he disappeared in the old rockaway down the sandy road.
THE AWAKENING AND SELECTED SHORT STORIESKATE CHOPIN
Old Mrs. Wurzel and the buxom but not too well-favoured heiress of the house of Grains were at the head of the table.
THE PIT TOWN CORONET, VOLUME I (OF 3)CHARLES JAMES WILLS
Nothing remarkable occurred in our march through this country.
THE LIFE AND MOST SURPRISING ADVENTURES OF ROBINSON CRUSOE, OF YORK, MARINER (1801)DANIEL DEFOE
Vicars' wives had come and gone, but all had submitted, some after a brief struggle, to old Mrs. Wurzel's sway.
THE PIT TOWN CORONET, VOLUME I (OF 3)CHARLES JAMES WILLS
But with all her advantages Miss Solomonson failed with the old lord, and she abuses him to this day.
THE PIT TOWN CORONET, VOLUME I (OF 3)CHARLES JAMES WILLS
We shall recover again some or all of the steadfastness and dignity of the old religious life.
THE SALVAGING OF CIVILISATIONH. G. (HERBERT GEORGE) WELLS
And furthermore, I imagine something else about this—quite unlike the old Bible—I imagine all of it periodically revised.
THE SALVAGING OF CIVILISATIONH. G. (HERBERT GEORGE) WELLS
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WORDS RELATED TO OLD COUNTRY

  • God's country
  • birthplace
  • country of origin
  • fatherland
  • home
  • homeland
  • mother country
  • motherland
  • native soil
  • old country
  • old world
  • terra firma
  • the old country
Roget's 21st Century Thesaurus, Third Edition Copyright © 2013 by the Philip Lief Group.