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countrywide

or coun·try-wide

[kuhn-tree-wahyd]
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  1. extending across or throughout the whole country; nationwide: a countrywide reaction; a countrywide highway system.
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Origin of countrywide

First recorded in 1920–25; country + wide
Dictionary.com Unabridged Based on the Random House Unabridged Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2018

Related Words for countrywide

communal, civil, ethnic, domestic, governmental, internal, social, public, nationwide, interstate, royal, sovereign, general, state, vernacular, sweeping, home, imperial, native, federal

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Historical Examples of countrywide

  • Every new phase of recreation from playgrounds to philately presently has its countrywide association.

    Society

    Henry Kalloch Rowe

  • Precipitation ranges from fifteen to fifty inches; the countrywide average is about twenty-eight inches.

    Area Handbook for Romania

    Eugene K. Keefe, Donald W. Bernier, Lyle E. Brenneman, William Giloane, James M. Moore, and Neda A. Walpole

  • The railroads promptly fell in line with the countrywide summons for a more exacting standard of business ethics.