Know Your Next Word : country

21. country :

adjective & noun :

1. a state or nation

2. the territory of a nation

3. the people of a district, state or nation

4. of, from or characteristic of the country

usage :

  • What European countries have you visited?

  • The whole country backed the president in his decision.

  • Many city dwellers like to spend their vacations in the country.

  • That Nashville station plays country records all day long.

  • The whole country will profit from the new economic reforms.

  • Foreign travel is restricted in his country.

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