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countryman

noun [C] uk   /ˈkʌn.trɪ.mən/ ( plural -men   /-mən/   ) us  

countryman noun [C] (FROM YOUR COUNTRY)

a person from your own country: Didn't he feel guilty about betraying his fellow countrymen and women?

countryman noun [C] (FROM THE COUNTRYSIDE)

UK someone who lives in or who comes from the countryside and not a town
Translations of “countryman”
in Chinese (Traditional) 來自本國, 本國人, 同胞…
in Russian соотечественник…
in Turkish vatandaş, yurttaş…
in Chinese (Simplified) 来自本国, 本国人, 同胞…
in Polish rodak…
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