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English definition of “countryside”

countryside

noun [U]  /ˈkʌn·triˌsɑɪd/ us  
land not in towns, cities, or industrial areas which is either used for farming or left in its natural condition: Much of Connecticut’s countryside is dotted with large estates and horse farms.
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