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Meaning of “country” - Learner’s Dictionary

country

noun     /ˈkʌntri/
A1 [C] an area of land that has its own government, army, etc: European countriesCountry and nationContinents and regions of the worldCountry names
the country A2 the areas that are away from towns and citiesThe countryside the people who live in a country: The country was shocked by the President's decision.NationalitiesCountry and nationContinents and regions of the worldCountry names
(Definition of country noun from the Cambridge Learner’s Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
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