Coun´try   Pronunciation: k?n´tr?
n.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 one's birth, permanent residence, or citizenship.
Return unto thy country, and to thy kindred.
- Gen. xxxxii. 9.
2.Rural regions, as opposed to a city or town.
As they walked, on their way into the country.
- Mark xvi. 12 (Rev. Ver. ).
3.The inhabitants or people of a state or a region; the populace; the public. Hence: (a) One's constituents. (b) The whole body of the electors of state; as, to dissolve Parliament and appeal to the country.
All the country in a general voice
Cried hate upon him.
- Shak.
4.(Law) A jury, as representing the citizens of a country.
5.(Mining.) The rock through which a vein runs.
Conclusion to the country
See under Conclusion.
To put one's self upon the country
to appeal to one's constituents; to stand trial before a jury.
a.1.Pertaining to the regions remote from a city; rural; rustic; as, a country life; a country town; the country party, as opposed to city.
2.Destitute of refinement; rude; unpolished; rustic; not urbane; as, country manners.
3.Pertaining, or peculiar, to one's own country.
Noun1.country - the territory occupied by a nation; "he returned to the land of his birth"; "he visited several European countries"
Synonyms: land, state
2.Countrycountry - 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"
3.country - 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"
Synonyms: a people, nation, land
4.Countrycountry - an area outside of cities and towns; "his poetry celebrated the slower pace of life in the country"
Synonyms: rural area
5.Countrycountry - 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"
Synonyms: area

COUNTRY. By country is meant the state of which one is a member.
     2. Every man's country is in general the state in which he happens to have been born, though there are some exceptions. See Domicil; Inhabitant. But a man has the natural right to expatriate himself, i. e. to abandon his country, or his right of citizenship acquired by means of naturalization in any country in which he may have taken up his residence. See Allegiance; Citizen; Expatriation. in another sense, country is the same as pais. (q.v.)

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