noun, plural coun·try·men.
SYNONYMS FOR countryman
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Origin of countryman
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Example sentences from the Web for countryman
So, as far as Mexican officials like Peña Nieto are concerned, the goal is to keep their countrymen here — and keep them happy.Why Mexicans Are Enraged by Obama’s Big Tuesday Meeting|Ruben Navarrette Jr.|January 6, 2015|DAILY BEAST
But for some reason that one quote touched a nerve with her fellow countrymen.
One group of British-born recruits to the so-called “Islamic State” has killed two Americans and one of their own countrymen.
A number of incoming gay Iranians want nothing to do with their fellow countrymen and reminders of the society they fled from.
Most countries take a special interest in their countrymen abroad.
These misfortunes culminated in an appeal to his countrymen for subscriptions on his behalf in the musical papers.The Recent Revolution in Organ Building|George Laing Miller
I looked upon the latter as half countrymen of mine, and we were soon very good friends.
The claims of countrymen perishing for lack of knowledge, on those who know the truth, are strong.The Ordinance of Covenanting|John Cunningham
But he reminded his countrymen that a choice between dangers was sometimes all that was left to the wisest of mankind.The History of England from the Accession of James II.|Thomas Babington Macaulay
As a general rule, those of each country generally took their meals separately with their own countrymen.