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country

noun uk   /ˈkʌn.tri/ us  

country noun (POLITICAL UNIT)

A1 [C] an area of land that has its own government, army, etc.: Which is the largest country in Europe? Sri Lanka is my native country, but I've been living in Belgium for the past five years. The climate is cooler in the east of the country.the country C2 all the people who live in a country: The whole country celebrated the signing of the peace treaty.
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country noun (NATURAL LAND)

A2 [S or U] land that is not in towns, cities, or industrial areas and is either used for farming or left in its natural condition: He lives out in the country somewhere. Would you prefer to live in the country instead of a town? Country life isn't always as peaceful as city-dwellers think. It's often quicker to travel across country and avoid the major roads altogether.
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country noun (PARTICULAR AREA)

[U] an area of land considered in relation to a particular feature: Stratford-upon-Avon is the capital of Shakespeare country. The empty roads make this area good cycling country.

country noun (MUSIC)

(Definition of country from the Cambridge Advanced Learner's Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
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