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1. country

noun. ['ˈkʌntri'] a politically organized body of people under a single government.

Synonyms

  • Dominion
  • Reich
  • estate of the realm
  • ally
  • foreign country
  • world power
  • political entity
  • developing country
  • the three estates
  • major power
  • rogue state
  • sea power
  • commonwealth
  • res publica
  • body politic
  • rogue nation
  • power
  • land
  • renegade state
  • suzerain
  • state
  • political unit
  • estate
  • nation
  • superpower
  • commonwealth country
  • great power
  • city-state

Antonyms

  • unfreeze
  • unblock
  • remember
  • ability

Etymology

  • contree (Middle English (1100-1500))
  • contree (Old French (842-ca. 1400))

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How do you spell country? Is it ocuntry ?

A common misspelling of country is ocuntry

Example sentences of the word country


1. Noun, singular or mass
Immigrants were also required to show proof that they were farmers to enter the country.

Quotes containing the word country


1. I feel blessed to be here representing our country and carrying out th research of scientists around the world... I hope you could feel the positive energy that beamed to the whole planet as we glided over.
- Laurel Clark

2. Throw your dreams into space like a kite, and you do not know what it will bring back, a new life, a new friend, a new love, a new country.
- Anais Nin

3. The Lord has been there from wanting to be a momma, to having a wonderful childhood life and dreaming of having a good motherhood as a child; always wanting to meet a good old country boy and having someone to love as much as I love my husband Roland and having a little boy that is a mixture of the both of us.
- Ashton Shepherd

2. country-dance

noun. a type of folk dance in which couples are arranged in sets or face one another in a line.

Synonyms

  • swing
  • contradance
  • contredanse
  • do-si-do
  • promenade
  • folk dancing
  • landler
  • sashay
  • longways
  • country dancing
  • folk dance
  • square dance
  • square dancing
  • longways dance

Antonyms

  • stay
  • inactivity
  • inactiveness
  • inaction

3. country-dance

verb. perform a contradance.

Synonyms

  • contradance
  • contredanse
  • trip the light fantastic toe
  • dance
  • trip the light fantastic

Antonyms

  • stand still

4. country-bred

adjective. rough and uncouth.

Antonyms

  • city-bred

5. country-style

adjective. typical of the country.

Antonyms

  • city-bred

6. country

noun. ['ˈkʌntri'] the territory occupied by a nation.

Synonyms

  • African nation
  • buffer state
  • European nation
  • department
  • buffer country
  • midland
  • Asian country
  • banana republic
  • tax haven
  • administrative division
  • kingdom
  • country of origin
  • homeland
  • South American nation
  • domain
  • North American nation
  • land
  • European country
  • demesne
  • administrative district
  • African country
  • native land
  • province
  • Asian nation
  • mother country
  • state
  • territorial division
  • North American country
  • South American country
  • motherland
  • sultanate

Antonyms

  • obscurity
  • incomprehensible
  • indefinite
  • forbid

Etymology

  • contree (Middle English (1100-1500))
  • contree (Old French (842-ca. 1400))

7. country

noun. ['ˈkʌntri'] the people who live in a nation or country.

Synonyms

  • Spanish people
  • Irish
  • English people
  • Spanish
  • British people
  • Dutch people
  • British
  • French people
  • French
  • Dutch
  • land
  • people
  • Irish people
  • Swiss
  • subject
  • Swiss people
  • national
  • nation
  • Brits

Antonyms

  • free
  • natural object
  • unstuff
  • show

Etymology

  • contree (Middle English (1100-1500))
  • contree (Old French (842-ca. 1400))

8. country

noun. ['ˈkʌntri'] an area outside of cities and towns.

Synonyms

  • weald
  • lea
  • geographical area
  • ley
  • farmland
  • scrubland
  • countryside
  • wold
  • geographical region
  • farming area
  • rural area
  • geographic region
  • pastureland
  • boondocks
  • hinterland
  • grazing land
  • geographic area
  • back country
  • pasture

Antonyms

  • invalidate
  • disapprove
  • disallow
  • decertify

Etymology

  • contree (Middle English (1100-1500))
  • contree (Old French (842-ca. 1400))

9. country

noun. ['ˈkʌntri'] a particular geographical region of indefinite boundary (usually serving some special purpose or distinguished by its people or culture or geography).

Synonyms

  • free zone
  • block
  • anchorage ground
  • broadcast area
  • centre
  • clear
  • open
  • middle
  • high country
  • rain shadow
  • space
  • fireside
  • safety
  • stamping ground
  • scene
  • center
  • playground
  • region
  • city block
  • no man's land
  • staging area
  • winner's circle
  • corner
  • hearth
  • shrubbery
  • free port
  • tank farm
  • refuge
  • haunt
  • bed-ground
  • vacation spot
  • bedground
  • arena
  • hangout
  • eye
  • retreat
  • bed ground
  • section
  • resort area
  • neighborhood
  • no-go area
  • resort
  • area
  • anchorage
  • danger
  • repair
  • quadrant
  • heart
  • hunting ground

Antonyms

  • lose
  • indistinct
  • unclearness
  • unclear

Etymology

  • contree (Middle English (1100-1500))
  • contree (Old French (842-ca. 1400))
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