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Spanish translation of “country”

country

noun /ˈkantri/ (plural countries)
any of the nations of the world; the land occupied by a nation
país
Canada is a larger country than Spain.
the people of a country
país, nación
The country will elect a new president tomorrow.
(usually with the) districts where there are fields, moors etc as opposed to towns and areas with many buildings
campo
a quiet holiday in the country (also adjective) country districts.
an area or stretch of land
región
hilly country.
country dance noun (British) a (style of) dance in which partners are arranged in parallel lines
contradanza (baile regional)
countryman noun (feminine countrywoman, plural countrymen, countrywomen) a person born in the same country as another
compatriota
Churchill and Chamberlain were fellow countrymen.
country music noun a type of popular American music that involves singing accompanied by instruments such as the banjo, guitar, and violin
Musica Country
Are you a fan of country music?
countryside noun country areas
campo, zona rural
the English countryside.
(Definition of country from the Password English-Spanish Dictionary © 2013 K Dictionaries Ltd)

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