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noun [C] (FROM YOUR COUNTRY)    /ˈkʌn.trɪ.mən/ (plural -men   /-mən/   )
a person from your own country: Didn't he feel guilty about betraying his fellow countrymen and women?Country and nationContinents and regions of the worldCountry names
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