Right now, however, the camp and the country have reached a new level of crisis.
A majority of people in this country are already dissatisfied with the size and power of the federal government.
Introduced in December 1979, Asteroids quickly became standard equipment in bars, arcades, and airports all over the country.
Katina is still in Russia, where she is a straight girl who is a gay icon in a country where being gay in public is illegal.
Britain, it is clear, is a country pockmarked by deprivation and want.
With a little industry and perseverance wonders might be done in this country.
This was Geronimo's country, the land of the greatest of the Apache fighters.
They were now descending a little hill at the foot of which stood a country tavern.
I've been wanting to get a look at that country and a talk with you, Bill, for a month.
“You can get about the country pretty quickly in that car,” I said.
mid-13c., "district, native land," from Old French contree, from Vulgar Latin *(terra) contrata "(land) lying opposite," or "(land) spread before one," from Latin contra "opposite, against" (see contra-). Sense narrowed 1520s to rural areas, as opposed to cities. Replaced Old English land. As an adjective from late 14c. First record of country-and-western music style is from 1942. Country club first recorded 1886. Country mile "a long way" is from 1915, American English.
Quite competent; reliable: He's a prettygood country ball player; gets his pitches over the plate •The phrase is meant as moderate yet distinct praise of a person who might not be as spectacular as a big-city performer