from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition
- n. A person from one's own country; a compatriot.
- n. A native or inhabitant of a particular country.
- n. A man who lives in the country or has country ways.
from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License
- n. Somebody from a certain country.
- n. Somebody from one's own country.
- n. country dweller, especially a follower of country pursuits
- n. a settled person, as opposed to a traveller
from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English
- n. An inhabitant or native of a region.
- n. One born in the same country with another; a compatriot; -- used with a possessive pronoun.
- n. One who dwells in the country, as distinguished from a townsman or an inhabitant of a city; a rustic; a husbandman or farmer.
from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- n. An inhabitant or a native of a particular region.
- n. One born in the same country with another.
- n. One who dwells in the country, as opposed to the town; hence, a rustic; a farmer or husbandman.
from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.
- n. a man from your own country
- n. a man who lives in the country and has country ways
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Adil Kaouch tried and failed to lift his countryman from the track, and El Guerrouj fell flat on his back and cried some more.
And if LÃ¤ckberg and her supporters have their way, she'll soon be as well known as her countryman, Stieg Larsson.
I have ordered this book by Siebert on country and city life, a subject that always interests me I am generally thought of as a countryman, which is true enough, but I have lived my life either on dirt roads or in big city apartments!
Given that the last Pope, probably recalling his countryman Nicolaus Copernicus, gave a belated but none-the-less necessary pardon of Galileo Galilei, it makes me wonder how far back he wishes to turn the calendar.
The story convicts one so-called countryman of murder and another of sabotaging the truck so the illegal aliens die.
I have to live as a small retired countryman, which is not very amusing.
The successor of your countryman was a Russian nobleman, succeeded in his turn by a Polish Jew, who was ruined and discarded within three months.
I have not slept nor lain down all night, on account of the matter of our young countryman, which is one of the most unfortunate in the world.
The building up of the countryman is the big constructive job of our time.
Virgil call his countryman blessed because he is not tortured by beholding the poverty of the city -- neque ille