countrywoman

Definitions

  • WordNet 3.6
    • n countrywoman a woman from your own country
    • n countrywoman a woman who lives in the country and has country ways
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Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary
    • n Countrywoman A woman born, or dwelling, in the country, as opposed to the city; a woman born or dwelling in the same country with another native or inhabitant.
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Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
    • n countrywoman A female inhabitant or native of a particular country or region.
    • n countrywoman A woman born in the same country with another person.
    • n countrywoman A woman belonging to the country, as opposed to the town.
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Usage

In literature:

She is my countrywoman there.
"The Lure of the Mask" by Harold MacGrath
The countrywoman and the neighbor had followed her.
"Journeys Through Bookland, Vol. 7" by Charles H. Sylvester
She was hunting a poor terrified young countrywoman, who, between fright and running, looked ready to sink.
"Deerbrook" by Harriet Martineau
But there was at least a chance of his falling in love with his own countrywoman.
"A Tar-Heel Baron" by Mabell Shippie Clarke Pelton
Brochan retained an Irish female, and consequently a countrywoman of Columba's, as a slave.
"Archaeological Essays, Vol. 1" by James Y. Simpson
From the enviable reputation you have already acquired I am proud to claim you for my countrywoman.
"Macaria" by Augusta Jane Evans Wilson
We hope this worthy tribute to our countrywoman's scientific merit will not fail to be paid.
"History of Woman Suffrage, Volume I"
My "countrywoman," he had called her.
"The Wild Huntress" by Mayne Reid
Gertrud Van Hollbell, her countrywoman and bosom friend, rose at last, and went and put her arms round her.
"Tales From Scottish Ballads" by Elizabeth W. Grierson
Nevertheless I tried to break a lance for my countrywoman.
"Home Life in Germany" by Mrs. Alfred Sidgwick
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