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noun (countries)
  1. A nation state, a political entity asserting ultimate authority over a geographical area.
Australia is both a and a continent.
  1. A former independent nation state (e.g., England or Scotland).
  2. (usually preceded by the) A rural area, as opposed to a town or city; countryside.
I come from the — I'd hate to live in the city now, I'm so used to the woodland and meadows.
These animals are now found only in the high .
  1. Short for country music, a genre of popular music that has rural Southern roots and embraces numerous subgenres and styles.
Translations: 
  • Dutch: platteland, open veld
  • French: campagne
  • German: Land , Lí¤nder ; Landschaft , Landschaften ; Region , Regionen
  • Italian: campagna
    (trans-mid)
  • Spanish: campo
adjective 
  1. From the countryside or connected with it.
  2. Of or connected to country music.
Translations: 
  • Dutch: plattelands, boeren-, land-
  • French: de la campagne, de province
    1. French, province
    2. German: lí¤ndlich, Land-
    3. Italian: di campagna, rurale
    4. Spanish: de campo, campesino, campestre, de provincia, provinciano
Etymology: contree, contre, from contrée, from Vulgar Latin (terra) contrata, "(land) lying opposite", "(land) spread before", derived from contra ("against, opposite").


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