Translation of "country" - English-Mandarin Chinese dictionary

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us uk /ˈkʌn.tri/

country noun (POLITICAL UNIT)

A1 [ C ] an area of land that has its own government, army, etc.

What is the largest country in Europe? 欧洲最大的国家是哪个?
Sri Lanka is my native country, but I've been living in Belgium for the past five years. 斯里兰卡是我的祖国,但最近5年我一直住在比利时。
The climate is cooler in the east of the country. 该国东部气候比较凉爽。
the country

C2 all the people who live in a country

The whole country celebrated the signing of the peace treaty. 全国人民庆祝和平条约的签订。

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country noun (NATURAL LAND)

A2 [ S or U ] land that is not in towns, cities, or industrial areas and is either used for farming or left in its natural condition

He lives out in the country somewhere. 他住在乡下某个地方。
Would you prefer to live in the country instead of a town? 与城里相比,你更愿意住乡下吗?
Country life isn't always as peaceful as city-dwellers think. 乡村生活并不总是像城镇居民想象的那样宁静。
It's often quicker to travel across country and avoid the major roads completely. 穿越乡村完全避开主干道往往会走得更快。

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country noun (PARTICULAR AREA)

[ U ] an area of land considered in relation to a particular feature

Stratford-upon-Avon is the capital of Shakespeare country. 埃文河畔斯特拉特福是莎士比亚故乡的首府。
The empty roads make this area good cycling country. 空荡荡的公路使这个地区成为骑车的好场所。

country noun (MUSIC)

[ U ] →  country and western


(Translation of “country” from the Cambridge English-Chinese (Simplified) Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)