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Meaning of COUNTRYMAN

Pronunciation:  'kuntreemun

 
WordNet Dictionary
 
 Definition: 
  1. [n]  a man from your own country
  2. [n]  a man who lives in the country and has country ways
 

COUNTRYMAN is a 10 letter word that starts with C.

 

 See Also: compatriot, rustic

 

 

Webster's 1913 Dictionary
 
 Definition: 
\Coun"try*man\ (k[u^]n"tr[i^]-man), n.; pl.
{Countrymen} (-men).
1. An inhabitant or native of a region. --Shak.

2. One born in the same country with another; a compatriot;
   -- used with a possessive pronoun.

         In perils of waters, in perils of robbers, in perils
         by mine own countrymen.               --2 Cor. xi.
                                               26.

3. One who dwells in the country, as distinguished from a
   townsman or an inhabitant of a city; a rustic; a
   husbandman or farmer.

         A simple countryman that brought her figs. --Shak.

 
Thesaurus Terms
 
 Related Terms: backwoodsman, bumpkin, clodhopper, clown, compatriot, congener, countrywoman, fellah, fellow citizen, fellow countryman, fellow townsman, hayseed, hick, hillbilly, hind, home towner, landsman, muzhik, paesano, paisano, peasant, peon, provincial
 

 

 

 

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