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Definition of Countryman

  • An inhabitant or native of a region.
  • One born in the same country with another; a compatriot; -- used with a possessive pronoun.
  • One who dwells in the country, as distinguished from a townsman or an inhabitant of a city; a rustic; a husbandman or farmer.
  • a man from your own country
  • a man who lives in the country and has country ways

How to use countryman in a sentence. Countryman pronunciation.

Many had heard of David, a few had seen him, and now all eyed with inquisitive interest one who defied so many of the customs of his countrymen; who kept on his hat; who used a Mahommedan salutation like a true believer; whom the Effendina honoured-and presently honoured in an unusual degree by seating him at table opposite himself, where his Chief Chamberlain was used to sit.
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It is significant that Turgenev, who was so full of sympathy for the ideas and civilization of Western Europe, and who was so often regarded (unjustly) by his countrymen as a traitor to Russia, should have written all his masterpieces, not in French, of which he had a perfect command, but in his own beloved mother-tongue. We see by the above extracts, that Russia has an instrument of expression as near perfection as is possible in human speech.
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The Russian capacity for suffering is the real text of the great works of Dostoevski, and the reason why his name is so beloved in Russia-he understood the hearts of his countrymen.
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No one ever seems to love his compatriots when he observes them in foreign lands; if Americans complain that Henry James has satirised them in his international novels, they ought to read "Smoke," and see how Turgenev has treated his travelling countrymen.
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When we reflect that he had at his command the finest medium of expression that the world has ever possessed, and that his skill in the use of it has never been equalled by a single one of his countrymen, it is not surprising that his novels approach perfection.
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He made a wonderful oration on Russian literature and the future of the Russian people, an address that thrilled the hearts of his hearers, and inspired his countrymen everywhere.
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I have come to America to get acquainted with the American people and ask their aid for my suffering countrymen who are fighting for liberty.
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He then said, "When I left home to take this chair of state, I requested my countrymen to pray for me.
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I hoped Nancy would marry a plain countryman, like the men I used to know when I was a boy; a farmer, or something of that kind.
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There were a whole lot of North-of-England chaps, fellow countrymen of mine, and I heard some of them begin to send up a roar that sounded dangerous.
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But of this I am certain (for I know my countrymen) that until every other country in the Christian world, even to barbarian Muscovy and the hamlets of the boorish Germans, have its playhouse at the public charge, England will never adventure.
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In the meantime you must content yourself as best you can by the playing of those two pieces which you give out as the most damnable ever writ, but which your countrymen, I warn you, will swear are the best you have ever done.
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Why even our most cultured countryman, Mr. BERNARD SHAW, has never read _Peregrine Pickle_.
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He now said to himself, that between these countrymen and a refined man like himself there was doubtless a greater difference than between them and their beasts of burden; and this reflection was as balm to the scornful aristocracy that was the cornerstone of his theory.
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The work you have accomplished may well appeal to the pride of your countrymen and has been rivaled upon but few occasions in the world's history.
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Up early, and to Petersfield, and there dined well; and thence got a countryman to guide us by Havant, to avoid going through the Forest; but he carried us much out of the way, and upon our coming we sent away an express to Sir W. Batten to stop his coming, which I did project to make good my oath, that my wife should come if any of our wives came, which my Lady Batten did intend to do with her husband.
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On meeting a countryman out with his dogs he tried to inquire about the state of the road.
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The three of them together just managed to remove a fallen tree, which seemed the most serious obstacle, and the countryman said once they were over the top of the hill they would be all right; the road wasn't so bad after that.
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What if some countryman, seeking his goats among the rocks, had come upon the bundle and taken it home!
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The countryman sees nothing but the vile and sordid side of it.
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Examples of Countryman

Example #1
Kaid addressed his conversation again and again to David, asking questions put to disconcert the consuls and other official folk present, confident in the naive reply which would be returned.
Example #2
As a wind, unfelt, stirs the leaves of a forest, making it rustle delicately, a whisper swept through the room.
Example #3
We see by the above extracts, that Russia has an instrument of expression as near perfection as is possible in human speech.
Example #4
Perhaps one reason for the supremacy of Russian fiction may be found here.
Example #5
Of all the courtesans who have illustrated the Christian religion on the stage and in fiction, the greatest is Dostoevski's Sonia.
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That is one reason why the Russians produce here and there such splendid characters, and such mighty books.