country

country/ ˈkʌn tri /

noun, plural coun·tries.
a state or nation:
What European countries have you visited?
the territory of a nation.
the people of a district, state, or nation:
The whole country backed the president in his decision.
the land of one’s birth or citizenship.

adjective
of, from, or characteristic of the country; rural:
a winding country road.
of, relating to, or associated with country music:
That Nashville station plays country records all day long.

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