1 definition found

From The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48 [gcide]:

Countryman \Coun"try*man\ (k[u^]n"tr[i^]-man), noun; pl. {Countrymen} (-men).

1. An inhabitant or native of a region. --Shak.

2. One born in the same country with another; a compatriot; -- used with a possessive pronoun.

In perils of waters, in perils of robbers, in perils by mine own countrymen. --2 Cor. xi. 26.

3. One who dwells in the country, as distinguished from a townsman or an inhabitant of a city; a rustic; a husbandman or farmer.

A simple countryman that brought her figs. --Shak.

The dictionary definitions are retrieved from a local copy of two of the open source DICT dictionaries. Click here for the database copyright information. DEFINE.COM is registered as an educational NONPROFIT corporation. We aim to please around here. We believe in using positive reinforcement to get things done. We make suggestions that are intended to make life more enjoyable. We think about efficiency, automation, security, PRIVACY, social and ecological responsibility and positive HUMANITARIAN ethics and VALUES. We are benevolent. DO NO HARM is our motto.

Say "Hell No!" to the TPP.

Monday, March 30, 2015 11:01:42 PM Coordinated Universal Time (UTC)