- Often Low-Country. of or relating to the Low Countries.
- of or relating to a low country.
Origin of low-country
First recorded in 1790–1800
- the lowland region near the North Sea, forming the lower basin of the Rhine, Meuse, and Scheldt rivers, divided in the Middle Ages into numerous small states: corresponding to modern Belgium, Luxembourg, and the Netherlands.
- a low-lying region or area, as the coastal plains of the Carolinas and Georgia.
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Examples from the Web for low-country
Edinburgh and all their low-country notions make some difference; I see them in her.Gilian The Dreamer
I hear Cailen's in the Low-country, but what has come of Tormaid?The Lost Pibroch
Some low-country gentlemen were visiting him in 1740, and were entertained with the lavish hospitality of a Highland home.Memoirs of the Jacobites of 1715 and 1745
The marriage ceremonies last over four days, and are of the low-country Telugu type.
Such of them as still preserve their old practices, and do not mingle with the low-country people, are known as Malan Kuravas.
- the lowland region of W Europe, on the North Sea: consists of Belgium, Luxembourg, and the Netherlands
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