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English definition of “go to the country”

go to the country

UK
to have an election: The prime minister has decided to go to the country.Elections Grammar:Geographical placesSee more
(Definition of go to the country from the Cambridge Advanced Learner's Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)

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