Definition of country
What does the word country mean?
part of speech: noun
Region; territory of a nation; land of a person\'s birth, citizenship, &c., fatherland; rural districts as opp. to towns, esp. the rest of a land as opp. to the capital; (Cricket slang) in the c., far from the wickets; appeal to the c. (body of electors); c. cousin, relation of countrified manners or appearance c.-house, -seat, residence of c. gentleman; c. note, bank-note issued by local bank; c. party, political party supporting agricultural against manufacturing interests; c.-side, particular rural district, its inhabitants. [old French]