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countrysidenoun [U]

 us   /ˈkʌn·triˌsɑɪd/
land not in ​towns, ​cities, or ​industrialareas which is either used for ​farming or ​left in ​itsnaturalcondition: Much of Connecticut’s countryside is ​dotted with ​largeestates and ​horsefarms.
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countrysidenoun [S or U]

uk   /ˈkʌn.tri.saɪd/  us   /ˈkʌn.tri.saɪd/
A2 land not in ​towns, ​cities, or ​industrialareas, that is either used for ​farming or ​left in ​itsnaturalcondition: The countryside around there is ​beautiful. The ​mansion is set in 90 ​acres of ​beautiful, ​unspoiled countryside. Every ​summer thousands of ​peopleflock to the countryside.

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(Definition of countryside from the Cambridge Advanced Learners Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
Translations of “countryside”
in Arabic الرِّيف…
in Korean 시골, 교회…
in Portuguese campo…
in Catalan camp…
in Japanese いなか…
in Chinese (Simplified) 农村,乡下, 郊外…
in Turkish kırsal alan, taşra, şehir dışı…
in Russian сельская местность…
in Chinese (Traditional) 農村,鄉下, 郊外…
in Italian campagna…
in Polish wieś, krajobraz (wiejski)…
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