countryman

Definitions

  • A Countryman's Well-deserved Rebuke
    A Countryman's Well-deserved Rebuke
  • WordNet 3.6
    • n countryman a man from your own country
    • n countryman a man who lives in the country and has country ways
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THE COUNTRYMAN AND THE SNAKE THE COUNTRYMAN AND THE SNAKE

Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary
    • Countryman An inhabitant or native of a region.
    • Countryman One born in the same country with another; a compatriot; -- used with a possessive pronoun. "In perils of waters, in perils of robbers, in perils by mine own countrymen ."
    • Countryman One who dwells in the country, as distinguished from a townsman or an inhabitant of a city; a rustic; a husbandman or farmer. "A simple countryman that brought her figs."
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Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
    • n countryman An inhabitant or a native of a particular region.
    • n countryman One born in the same country with another.
    • n countryman One who dwells in the country, as opposed to the town; hence, a rustic; a farmer or husbandman.
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Chambers's Twentieth Century Dictionary
    • Countryman one who lives in the country: a farmer: one born in the same country with another
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Etymology

Chambers's Twentieth Century Dictionary
O. Fr., contrée—Low L. contrata, contrada, an extension of L. contra, over against.

Usage

In literature:

On meeting a countryman out with his dogs he tried to inquire about the state of the road.
"The Lake" by George Moore
This was a different sort of person from the last I had served, and, I am sorry to say, a countryman.
"Wilson's Tales of the Borders and of Scotland, XXII" by various
His countryman, Anton Rubinstein, married Vera Tschekonanof in 1865.
"The Love Affairs of Great Musicians, Volume 2" by Rupert Hughes
A countryman, a Scotchman, a subject of Queen Anne!
"The Solitary of Juan Fernandez, or The Real Robinson Crusoe" by Joseph Xavier Saintine
The real Cuba is rural; the real Cuban is a countryman, a man of the soil.
"Cuba, Old and New" by Albert Gardner Robinson
Is his countryman in want?
"Some Historical Account of Guinea, Its Situation, Produce, and the General Disposition of Its Inhabitants" by Anthony Benezet
That is what is happening to your fellow countryman.
"Facing the Flag" by Jules Verne
She turned fiercely upon Bobby Browne, his countryman.
"The Man From Brodney's" by George Barr McCutcheon
After he has passed he lifts his hat, like a true countryman, unready at the moment.
"Hodge and His Masters" by Richard Jefferies
His servant is a North-countryman.
"Punch, or the London Charivari, Vol. 153, Aug 8, 1917" by Various
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In poetry:

Then Aflatun and Aristu
Addressed the silver Lord anew,
Speaking their language of Yoonistan
Like countrymen to a countryman.
"The Ballad of Iskander" by James Elroy Flecker
Through sounds of foaming waterfalls,
I hear a voice exclaim—-
My way-worn countryman, who calls
On distant England's name.
"Stanzas Composed During A Thunderstorm" by Lord George Gordon Byron
THE shine of many city streets
Confuses any countryman;
It flickers here and flashes there,
It goes as soon as it began,
It beckons many ways at once
For him to follow if he can.
"Street Light" by John Crowe Ransom
Red Howard, Red Sheldon, and Temple so tall
Complain of his absence so long from Whitehall.
Signior Barnard has promised a journey to go
And bring back his countryman, Signior Dildo.
"Signior Dildo" by Lord John Wilmot

In news:

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Despite scholarship offers from multiple Pac-12 schools, Beverly Hills (Calif.) wide receiver Countryman chose to play football at Penn.
Cars.com's Joe Wiesenfelder takes a look at the 2011 Mini Cooper Countryman .
Countryman is a more grown-up Mini but still playful.
The Countryman is 15 inches longer than the Cooper hardtop -- the better to accommodate doors, back-passenger legs and groceries.
The 2011 Mini Cooper S Countryman .
For would-be Mini owners who wish for more room, or more traction, the new Mini Cooper S Countryman All4 — an all-wheel-drive four-door — is a new option.
The Countryman 's length offers the Mini Cooper a new dimension of practicality.
Holt Cat has named Garrett Countryman as its transportation manager.
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In science:

In , Countryman characterized the first-countable compact spaces for which C (X ) is algebraically closed in terms of certain hereditary topological conditions on X which we describe below.
Extensions of endomorphisms of C(X)
We now introduce the topological conditions used by Countryman to characterize when C (X ) is algebraically closed.
Extensions of endomorphisms of C(X)
We may now state Countryman’s characterization : for a first-countable compact space X , C (X ) is algebraically closed if and only if X is hereditarily unicoherent and almost locally connected.
Extensions of endomorphisms of C(X)
Proof : We use Countryman’s characterization, described above.
Extensions of endomorphisms of C(X)
Countryman, On the characterization of compact Hausdorff X for which C (X ) is algebraical ly closed, Pacific J.
Extensions of endomorphisms of C(X)
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