noncountry

noncountry

(ˌnɒnˈkʌntrɪ)
n, pl -ries
(Government, Politics & Diplomacy) a region, administrative entity, or principality that does not have nation or country status
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The initial unreasonable demands, coupled with the hostile official actions such as labor bans and aggressive naval exercises just off Luzon, were not aimed at changing the conduct of the Philippine government -- no self-respecting sovereign country would want its head of state to apologize using a noncountry's preferred script -- but rather at channeling the anger of the Taiwanese public.
TLDs that are delegated for noncountry specific usage are called generic top-level domains (gTLDs).
He told the Belgian he had "all the charisma of a damp rag and the appearance of a low-grade bank clerk" and dismissed Belgium as "a noncountry".
Miller, for you noncountry fans out there, was a singer-songwriter who learned his craft in the Nashville of the 1950s.
CIAT currently is the only noncountry FLAR member and hosts FLAR at its headquarters and main research campus near Cali, Colombia.
(29) The special noncountry sovereignty status of Hong Kong probably contributed immensely to citizens' low partisanship.
"We turn to a country radio station and hear noncountry music that's being called country, and the industry tries to pawn it off as country," says a disgruntled fan, "Sbickta," in opinion forums on the Internet edition of Nashville Digest.
Chapter 11, "The Folk Revival: Come All Ye Fair and Tender Maidens," is especially interesting for its coverage of noncountry women - Joan Baez, Judy Collins, and Joni Mitchell - active in the folk music revival of the 1960s and their lasting impact on country women musicians of the 1970s.
Country music has always been both a sponge, soaking up outside popular music, and a magnet, attracting noncountry performers who couldn't make it in the normally more lucrative popular music vein.