countrywoman


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coun·try·wom·an

 (kŭn′trē-wo͝om′ən)
n.
1. A woman from one's own country; a compatriot.
2. A woman from a particular country.
3. A woman who lives in the country or has country ways.

coun•try•wom•an

(ˈkʌn triˌwʊm ən)

n., pl. -wom•en.
1. a woman who is a native or inhabitant of one's own country.
2. a woman who lives in the country.
[1400–50]
usage: See -woman.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.countrywoman - a woman who lives in the country and has country ways
rustic - an unsophisticated country person
2.countrywoman - a woman from your own country
compatriot - a person from your own country

countrywoman

noun
A person who is from one's own country:
Translations

countrywoman

[ˈkʌntrɪˌwʊmən] N (countrywomen (pl))
1. (= rural dweller) → campesina f
2. (= fellow-countrywoman) → compatriota f

countrywoman

[ˈkʌntriwʊmən] n
(= compatriot) → compatriote f
(= country dweller) → habitante f de la campagne, campagnarde f
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