countrywoman

[ kuhn-tree-woo m-uh n ]
/ ˈkʌn triˌwʊm ən /

noun, plural coun·try·wom·en.

a woman who is a native or inhabitant of one's own country.
a woman who lives in the country.

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Origin of countrywoman

late Middle English word dating back to 1400–50; see origin at country, woman

Usage note

See -woman.
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