[ kuhn-tree-sahyd ]
/ ˈkʌn triˌsaɪd /


a particular section of a country, especially a rural section.
its inhabitants.


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Origin of countryside

First recorded in 1615–25; country + side1 Unabridged Based on the Random House Unabridged Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2020

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British Dictionary definitions for countryside

/ (ˈkʌntrɪˌsaɪd) /


a rural area or its population
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