Definition of countryman noun from the Oxford Advanced Learner's Dictionary

     

    countryman

     noun
    noun
    BrE BrE//ˈkʌntrimən//
     
    ; NAmE NAmE//ˈkʌntrimən//
     
    (pl. countrymen
    BrE BrE//ˈkʌntrimən//
     
    ; NAmE NAmE//ˈkʌntrimən//
     
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  1. 1a person born in or living in the same country as somebody else synonym compatriot The champion looks set to play his fellow countryman in the final.
  2. 2a man living or born in the country, not in the town Even after thirty years living in the country, I fear I am not a proper countryman. I don’t farm for a living or go tramping across drenched fields, gun in hand.
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