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coun·try·man

 (kŭn′trē-mən)
n.
1. A person from one's own country; a compatriot.
2. A native or inhabitant of a particular country.
3. A man who lives in the country or has country ways.

countryman

(ˈkʌntrɪmən)
n, pl -men
1. a person who lives in the country
2. a person from a particular country or from one's own country (esp in the phrase fellow countryman)
ˈcountryˌwoman fem n gender-neutral form compatriot

coun•try•man

(ˈkʌn tri mən)

n., pl. -men.
1. a native or inhabitant of one's own country.
2. a native or inhabitant of a particular region.
3. a person who lives in the country.
[1275–1325]
usage: See -man.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.countryman - a man from your own countrycountryman - a man from your own country    
compatriot - a person from your own country
2.countryman - a man who lives in the country and has country ways
rustic - an unsophisticated country person

countryman

noun
1. compatriot, fellow citizen He beat his fellow countryman in the final.
2. yokel, farmer, peasant, provincial, hick (informal, chiefly U.S. & Canad.), rustic, swain, hillbilly, bucolic, country dweller, hayseed (U.S. & Canad. informal), clodhopper (informal), husbandman, cockie (N.Z.), (country) bumpkin He had the red face of a countryman.

countryman

noun
A person who is from one's own country:
Translations
مُواطِن، مُواطنـه
krajanrodák
landsmand
földi
landi
landsmanlandsmaninna

countryman

[ˈkʌntrɪmən] N (countrymen (pl))
1. (= rural dweller) → hombre m del campo, campesino m
2. (= fellow-countryman) → compatriota mf

countryman

[ˈkʌntrimən] n
(= compatriot) → compatriote m
(= country dweller) → habitant m de la campagne, campagnard mcountry music ncountry m or f, musique f countrycountry of origin npays m d'origine

countryman

[ˈkʌntrɪmən] n (-men (pl)) (compatriot) → compatriota m, connazionale m; (country dweller) → campagnolo

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.
References in classic literature ?
But a Countryman who stood by said: "Call that a pig's squeak!
The next man he met was a countryman carrying a fine white goose.
I know nothing of where the pig was either bred or born; but he may have been the squire's for aught I can tell: you know this country better than I do, take my pig and give me the goose.' 'I ought to have something into the bargain,' said the countryman; 'give a fat goose for a pig, indeed!
The simplest of them seeing "The Wiltshire House," written under a sign, advised his companions to enter it, for there most probably they would find their countryman. The second, who was wiser, laughed at this simplicity; but the third, who was wiser still, answered, "Let us go in, however, for he may think we should not suspect him of going amongst his own countrymen." They accordingly went in and searched the house, and by that means missed overtaking the thief, who was at that time but a little way before them; and who, as they all knew, but had never once reflected, could not read.
They halted with an exclamation of surprise, but suppressed it immediately; for a man in the garments of a countryman came close up--brushed against them, indeed--at that precise moment.
As she uttered these words, and indicated, with her hand, the direction in which she wished them to proceed, the countryman looked round, and roughly asking what they took up the whole pavement for, passed on.
To this spot, the man bearing the appearance of a countryman, hastened unobserved; and after a moment's survey of the place, he began to descend.
The countryman looked hastily round, when he reached this point; and as there seemed no better place of concealment, and, the tide being out, there was plenty of room, he slipped aside, with his back to the pilaster, and there waited: pretty certain that they would come no lower, and that even if he could not hear what was said, he could follow them again, with safety.
Mini has updated two performance models in its line-up: the John Cooper Works Clubman and John Cooper Works Countryman.
Mark Countryman, 60, who was employed at Lawrence Street Health Care Center was taken into custody by police and charged with aggravated "sexual assault of an elderly or disabled person."
The company, which on Thursday launched locally-assembled all-new version of Mini Countryman in India priced between Rs 34.9 lakh and Rs 41.4 lakh (ex-showroom), is considering assembling more models under the range in the country.
India, May 3 -- The all-new, second generation Mini Countryman has been launched in India.