meaning of country

1. 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 ones birth, permanent residence, or citizenship.
Rural regions, as opposed to a city or town.
The inhabitants or people of a state or a region; the populace; the public. Hence: (a) Ones constituents. (b) The whole body of the electors of state; as, to dissolve Parliament and appeal to the country.
A jury, as representing the citizens of a country.
The inhabitants of the district from which a jury is drawn.
The rock through which a vein runs.
Pertaining to the regions remote from a city; rural; rustic; as, a country life; a country town; the country party, as opposed to city.
Destitute of refinement; rude; unpolished; rustic; not urbane; as, country manners.
Pertaining, or peculiar, to ones own country.
A dwelling in the country, used as a place of retirement from the city.
the people who live in a nation or country; "a statement that sums up the nations mood"; "the news was announced to the nation"; "the whole country worshipped ">him"

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