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English definition of “country”

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 cities The 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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