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Noun
/ˈkəntrē/,
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countries, plural;
  1. A nation with its own government, occupying a particular territory
    • - the country's increasingly precarious economic position
  2. The people of a nation
    • - the whole country took to the streets
  3. The land of a person's birth or citizenship
    • - both my native and adopted countries are at war with yours
  4. Districts and small settlements outside large towns, cities, or the capital
    • - the airfield is right out in the country
    • - a country lane
  5. An area or region with regard to its physical features
    • - a tract of wild country
  6. A region associated with a particular person, esp. a writer, or with a particular work
    • - Steinbeck country includes the Monterey Peninsula

  1. state: a politically organized body of people under a single government; "the state has elected a new president"; "African nations"; "students who had come to the nation's capitol"; "the country's largest manufacturer"; "an industrialized land"
  2. the territory occupied by a nation; "he returned to the land of his birth"; "he visited several European countries"
  3. nation: the people who live in a nation or country; "a statement that sums up the nation's mood"; "the news was announced to the nation"; "the whole country worshipped him"
  4. an area outside of cities and towns; "his poetry celebrated the slower pace of life in the country"
  5. area: a particular geographical region of indefinite boundary (usually serving some special purpose or distinguished by its people or culture or geography); "it was a mountainous area"; "Bible country"
  6. A country is a geographical region considered to be the physical territory of a sovereign state, or of a smaller, or former, political division within a geographical region. Usually, but not always, a country coincides with a sovereign territory and is associated with a state, nation or government.
  7. Country is a compilation album by Anne Murray issued in 1974 on Capitol Records. The album peaked at number 6 on the Billboard Country Albums chart and number 32 on the Billboard Pop Albums chart. ...
  8. Country is a 1984 American film which follows the trials and tribulations of a rural family as they struggle to hold onto their farm during the trying economic times experienced by family farms in 1980s America. The film was written by William D. ...
  9. Country music (or country and Western) is a blend of traditional and popular musical forms traditionally found in the Southern United States and the Canadian Maritimes that evolved rapidly beginning in the 1920s.Peterson, Richard A. (1999). Creating Country Music: Fabricating Authenticity, p.9. ...
  10. Country was the first book published by Rolling Stone magazine critic Nick Tosches. Released in 1977 under the title Country: The Biggest Music in America, it was retitled in later editions as Country: Living Legends and Dying Metaphors in America's Biggest Music and Country: The Twisted Roots ...
  11. Rural areas are large and isolated areas of an open country with low population density. The terms "countryside" and "rural areas" are not synonyms: a "countryside" refers to rural areas that are open. A forest, wetlands, etc. with a low population density is not a countryside.
  12. An area of land; a district, region. [from 13th c.]; A set region of land having particular human occupation or agreed limits, especially inhabited by members of the same race, language speakers etc., or associated with a given person, occupation, species etc. [from 13th c. ...
  13. (Countries) are determined based on the top level domain of the requesting site. View a list of domain country codes. This is somewhat questionable however, as there is no longer strong enforcement of domains as there was in the past. A .COM domain may reside in the US, or somewhere else. An . ...
  14. (COUNTRIES) If foreign, a different attitude emerging; experiencing a different mental or emotional 'climate' than one's norm. You need to explore your personal associations or ideas about a particular country to gain further insight
  15. (Countries) Australia - Canada -
  16. (Countries) Goods are suitable for use only in certain countries. Customer must ensure that they purchase the correct Good for the country where they have their Xbox LIVE Account. ...
  17. (Countries) He told me he wast named after his birth place, how odd!
  18. (Countries) Take a Quiz    Back to Top
  19. (countries) Ranked by top country of origin
  20. Old name for the outfield, in cricket.
  21. To dream of being in a beautiful and fertile country, where abound rich fields of grain and running streams of pure water, denotes the very acme of good times is at hand. Wealth will pile in upon you, and you will be able to reign in state in any country. ...
  22. eard; folclond; land, lond; londstede
  23. These tables are casual and unpretentious. They will combine simplicity and traditional designs. Almost exclusively light and warm colored woods, this can be thought of having "rustic class".
  24. A wide-ranging style depending on geographical location - encompassing simple American or elaborate French provincial.  No matter the specifics, country generally includes primitive furniture, muted colors, milk-paint finishes and vintage fabrics.
  25. Afghanistan Argentina Australia Austria Bangladesh Barbados Belize Botswana Brazil Cameroon Canada China Congo Costa Rica Cuba Dominica Dominican Republic Ecuador El Salvador Equatorial Guinea Europe Fiji France Germany Ghana Grenada Guyana Haiti Hong Kong India Indonesia Iran Iraq Ireland ...