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English definition of “country”


noun   /ˈkʌntri/
A1 (plural countries) an area of land that has its own government , army , etc.: European countries
A2 [no plural] land that is not in towns or cities : It’s nice to get out into the country on weekends . This whole area is bear country (= where many bears live ).
(Definition of country noun from the Cambridge Essential Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)

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