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1country/ˈkʌntri/noun
pluralcountries
1country
/ˈkʌntri/
noun
pluralcountries
Learner's definition of COUNTRY  
[count] : an area of land that is controlled by its own government
: nation
— see also mother countryold country
   b the country : the people who live in a country
[noncount] : an area or region that has a particular quality or feature or is known for a particular activity.
the country : land that is away from big towns and cities

across country

: from one side of a country to the other.
: from one side of the countryside to the other: by a course going directly over the countryside rather than by roads
— see also cross-country

go to the country

British
: to call for a general election to be held
2country/ˈkʌntri/adjective
2country
/ˈkʌntri/
adjective
Learner's definition of COUNTRY  
always used before a noun
: of, relating to, or characteristic of the country
: of or relating to country music
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