noun, plural coun·tries.
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Idioms for country
Origin of country
OTHER WORDS FROM countryin·ter·coun·try, adjective
Example sentences from the Web for country
Election year politics were front and center at the House Homeland Security Committee hearing on threats to the country, as lawmakers pressed Wray to weigh in on a variety of issues where politics, extremism and violence overlap.Election live updates: Trump returns to Wisconsin; Biden to face live audience at town hall|Colby Itkowitz, Felicia Sonmez, John Wagner|September 17, 2020|Washington Post
Though health workers represent less than 3% of the population in many countries, they account for around 14% coronavirus cases reported to the World Health Organization, the organization announced Thursday.WHO: Health care workers account for around 14% of coronavirus cases|Jacob Knutson|September 17, 2020|Axios
Other countries that don’t do this testing, they don’t have cases.Timeline: The 124 times Trump has downplayed the coronavirus threat|Aaron Blake, JM Rieger|September 17, 2020|Washington Post
The May hearings “helped countless students across the country better understand and engage with the critical issues before the court,” wrote teachers at La Lumiere School in La Porte, Ind.Because of pandemic, Supreme Court will begin new term with teleconference arguments|Robert Barnes|September 16, 2020|Washington Post
For voters who prefer to cast ballots in person, early voting will also start this week in some parts of the country.Trump, in town hall, says he wouldn’t have done anything differently on pandemic|Colby Itkowitz, Josh Dawsey, Felicia Sonmez, John Wagner|September 16, 2020|Washington Post
There are reasons that European countries tend to avoid fluoride.
According to Pew, 14 of the 20 countries in the Middle East and North Africa have blasphemy laws.
We do see that a few European countries have them on the books: Germany, Poland, Italy, Ireland, a couple more.
The same picture emerges from middle class men in the U.S., Canada, and the Nordic countries.
In Scandinavian countries this discrimination has been dramatically reduced.
No one can doubt it who knows the situation of the two countries, still less anyone who has read the correspondence.A Compilation of the Messages and Papers of the Presidents|James D. Richardson
As compared with the advanced stands of the Scandinavian countries, the few laws of progressive states look painfully inadequate.Taboo and Genetics|Melvin Moses Knight, Iva Lowther Peters, and Phyllis Mary Blanchard
The modern law in countries which take their law from Rome has developed this decisive limitation.An Introduction to the Philosophy of Law|Roscoe Pound
In English-speaking countries of course we are interested in what was done by Englishmen at this time.Old-Time Makers of Medicine|James J. Walsh
The people of these two countries are all experienced in self-government as a result of participation in political affairs.The Fight For The Republic in China|Bertram Lenox Putnam Weale
British Dictionary definitions for country
noun plural -tries
- the part of the land that is away from cities or industrial areas; rural districts
- (as modifier)country cottage
- (in combination)a countryman