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Meaning of “countryman” in the English Dictionary

"countryman" in British English

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countrymannoun [C]

uk   us   /ˈkʌn.trɪ.mən/ (plural -men uk   /-mən/ us   )
  • countryman noun [C] (FROM YOUR COUNTRY)

a ​person from ​your own ​country: Didn't he ​feelguilty 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
(Definition of countryman from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)

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countrymannoun [C]

 us   /ˈkʌn·tri·mən/ (plural countrymen  /ˈkʌn·tri·mən, -ˌmen/ or countrywomen  /ˈkʌn·triˌwɪm·ən/ ) (female countrywoman,  /ˈkʌn·triˌwʊm·ən/ )
a ​person from ​your own ​country
(Definition of countryman from the Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
Translations of “countryman”
in Chinese (Simplified) 来自本国, 本国人, 同胞…
in Turkish vatandaş, yurttaş…
in Russian соотечественник…
in Chinese (Traditional) 來自本國, 本國人, 同胞…
in Polish rodak…
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