Country in a sentence

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Definition of Country

  • A tract of land; a region; the territory of an independent nation; (as distinguished from any other region, and with a personal pronoun) the region of one's birth, permanent residence, or citizenship.
  • Rural regions, as opposed to a city or town.
  • The inhabitants or people of a state or a region; the populace; the public. Hence: One's constituents. The whole body of the electors of state; as, to dissolve Parliament and appeal to the country.
  • A jury, as representing the citizens of a country.
  • The inhabitants of the district from which a jury is drawn.
  • The rock through which a vein runs.
  • Pertaining to the regions remote from a city; rural; rustic; as, a country life; a country town; the country party, as opposed to city.
  • Destitute of refinement; rude; unpolished; rustic; not urbane; as, country manners.
  • Pertaining, or peculiar, to one's own country.
  • the people who live in a nation or country
  • a politically organized body of people under a single government
  • a particular geographical region of indefinite boundary (usually serving some special purpose or distinguished by its people or culture or geography)
  • the territory occupied by a nation
  • an area outside of cities and towns

How to use country in a sentence. Country pronunciation.

David had now been in the country six months, rapidly perfecting his knowledge of Arabic, speaking it always to his servant Mahommed Hassan, whom he had picked from the streets.
She must leave the country at once.
What their homes were to them, these fellaheen, dragged forth to defend their country, to go into the desert and waste their lives under leaders tyrannous, cruel, and incompetent, his old open life, his innocence, his integrity, his truthfulness and character, were to him.
He had heard also of cruelty-of banishment, and of enemies removed from his path suddenly, never to be seen again; but, on the whole, men spoke with more admiration of him than of any other public servant, Armenian Christian in a Mahommedan country though he was.
Then he added scornfully: "When an Englishman in England leaves office, no matter how unfaithful, though he be a friend of any country save his own, they send him to the House of Lords-or so I was told in France when I was there.
His life, his fortune for Egypt, a country alien to him, which he had never seen till six months ago!
Thee is a traitor to thy country and thy lawful lord.
For months before he came conscripts had been gathered in the Nile country from Rosetta to Assouan, and here and there, far south, tribes had revolted.
Copyright laws in most countries are in a constant state of change.
The Foundation makes no representations concerning the copyright status of any work in any country outside the United States.
In two or three weeks I had grown wonderfully fascinated with the curious new country and concluded to put off my return to "the States" awhile.
Upon being reminded that the "instructions" permitted the payment of a liberal rent for a legislative hall, and that that money was saved to the country by Mr. Curry's generosity, the United States said that did not alter the matter, and the three dollars and forty cents would be subtracted from the Secretary's eighteen hundred dollar salary-and it was!
Indeed, I think my country was ashamed to have so improvident a person in its employ.
The government of my country snubs honest simplicity but fondles artistic villainy, and I think I might have developed into a very capable pickpocket if I had remained in the public service a year or two.
The "Last Chance" had found a "clay casing" and knew they were "right on the ledge"-consequence, "feet" that went begging yesterday were worth a brick house apiece to-day, and seedy owners who could not get trusted for a drink at any bar in the country yesterday were roaring drunk on champagne to-day and had hosts of warm personal friends in a town where they had forgotten how to bow or shake hands from long-continued want of practice.
I have also told you that the country about here is pregnant with the finest mill sites in the world.
What do you think of the country?
A Bawd of the better sort, that us'd to provide Jilts for Men of figure, had appointed a Person of Quality whom she was to furnish with a fresh Bit, to meet her at a certain Tavern near _West-Smithfield_; and waiting there for him, it happen'd that there came into the next Room a Country Gentleman, who was a Steward to a Lady of a good Estate, and another Gentleman who liv'd in _London_, and was to pay him fifty Guineas, which he also did.
Go to the Goldsmith, and tell him you are disappointed of a Bill that you expected out of the Country, and that you have a Present occasion for fifty Guineas, which you must desire him to let you have, and you'll leave him that Ring as a pledge in the mean time; and that as soon as your Bill comes to Town, which you expect every day, you'll pay him again.
I know not what you do in the Country, _says one of the Sparks_, but here in _London_ 'tis as common as Washing of Dishes.

Examples of Country

Example #1
Ebn Ezra Bey had gone upon his own business to Fazougli, the tropical Siberia of Egypt, to liberate, by order of Prince Kaid,-and at a high price-a relative banished there.
Example #2
Now the Muezzin from a minaret called to prayer, and the fellah in his cotton shirt and yelek heard, laid his load aside, and yielded himself to his one dear illusion, which would enable him to meet with apathy his end-it might be to-morrow!-and go forth to that plenteous heaven where wives without number awaited him, where fields would yield harvests without labour, where rich food in gold dishes would be ever at his hand.
Example #3
In this sick, mad land, in this whirlpool of secret murder and conspiracy, no one could tell what plot was hatching, what deeds were forward; and he could not yet be sure that no one save himself and herself knew who had killed Foorgat Bey.
Example #4
There were things to be said for the first and last time and then be buried for ever.
Example #5
By an impulsive act, by a rash blow, he had asserted his humanity; but he had killed his fellow-man in anger.
Example #6
All they felt he felt.