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countryside

noun [S or U] uk   /ˈkʌn.trɪ.saɪd/ us  
A2 land not in towns, cities, or industrial areas, that is either used for farming or left in its natural condition: The countryside around there is beautiful. The mansion is set in 90 acres of beautiful, unspoilt countryside. Every summer thousands of people flock to the countryside.
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in Korean 시골, 교회…
in Arabic الرِّيف…
in Portuguese campo…
in Catalan camp…
in Japanese いなか…
in Italian campagna…
in Chinese (Traditional) 農村,鄉下, 郊外…
in Russian сельская местность…
in Turkish kırsal alan, taşra, şehir dışı…
in Chinese (Simplified) 农村,乡下, 郊外…
in Polish wieś, krajobraz (wiejski)…
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