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coun·try·side

 (kŭn′trē-sīd′)
n.
1. A rural region.
2. The inhabitants of a rural region.

countryside

(ˈkʌntrɪˌsaɪd)
n
a rural area or its population

coun•try•side

(ˈkʌn triˌsaɪd)

n.
1. a particular section of a country, esp. a rural section.
2. its inhabitants.
[1615–25]
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.countryside - rural regionscountryside - rural regions        
rural area, country - an area outside of cities and towns; "his poetry celebrated the slower pace of life in the country"

countryside

noun country, rural areas, outdoors, farmland, outback (Austral. & N.Z.), green belt, wide open spaces (informal), sticks (informal) I've always loved the English countryside.

countryside

noun
A rural area:
Translations
رِيْفمناطق ريفيّـه
venkovpříroda
landskabnatur
maaseutumaa
selo
sveit
田舎
시골
podeželje
landsbygd
ชนบท
miền quê

countryside

[ˈkʌntrisaɪd] ncampagne fcountry singer nchanteur/euse m/f country

countryside

[ˈkʌntrɪˌsaɪd] ncampagna

country

(ˈkantri) plural ˈcountries noun
1. any of the nations of the world; the land occupied by a nation. Canada is a larger country than Spain.
2. the people of a country. The whole country is in agreement with your views.
3. (usually with the) districts where there are fields, moors etc as opposed to towns and areas with many buildings. a quiet holiday in the country; (also adjective) country districts.
4. an area or stretch of land. hilly country.
country dance
a (style of) dance in which partners are arranged in parallel lines.
ˈcountrymanfeminine ˈcountrywoman noun
a person born in the same country as another. Churchill and Chamberlain were fellow countrymen.
ˈcountryside noun
country areas. the English countryside.

countryside

رِيْف venkov landskab Landschaft εξοχή campiña, campo maaseutu campagne selo campagna 田舎 시골 platteland landsbygd okolica wiejska zona rural сельская местность landsbygd ชนบท kırsal bölge miền quê 乡村
References in classic literature ?
It was a wild, primitive countryside in those days; and often I heard my mother pride herself that we were old American stock and not immigrant Irish and Italians like our neighbours.
A gipsy encampment to-day is little more than a moving slum, a scab of squalor on the fair face of the countryside.
The full moon was about three hours above the eastern horizon; the entire countryside had the solemn stillness of a summer night; our footfalls and the ceaseless song of the katydids were the only sound aloof.
When you plunder a countryside, let the spoil be divided amongst your men; when you capture new territory, cut it up into allotments for the benefit of the soldiery.
Rolling pasture lands curved upward on either side of us, and old gabled houses peeped out from amid the thick green foliage, but behind the peaceful and sunlit countryside there rose ever, dark against the evening sky, the long, gloomy curve of the moor, broken by the jagged and sinister hills.
On a quiet countryside, where all gossip is welcome, this weakness of the lady of the Manor House did not pass without remark, and it bulked larger upon people's memory when the events arose which gave it a very special significance.
The other boys of the countryside, most of them sons of laborers on the Bentley farms, had guns with which they went hunting rabbits and squirrels, but David did not go with them.
Two years in France had opened his eyes to the beauty of his own countryside.
Here, too, would gather the simple folk of the countryside, the fishermen and farmers, the lay brothers and helpers who shared the work of the monastery.
What were before undefined, vague blurs in the distant countryside could now be distinctly seen.
So, as soon as he had returned safely to Nottingham, he sent messengers north and south, and east and west, to proclaim through town, hamlet, and countryside, this grand shooting match, and everyone was bidden that could draw a longbow, and the prize was to be an arrow of pure beaten gold.
It was a kindness for his own countryside quite as much as my earnest entreaties that won him over.