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from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition

  • n. A woman from one's own country; a compatriot.
  • n. A woman from a particular country.
  • n. A woman who lives in the country or has country ways.

from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License

  • n. A female compatriot
  • n. A woman who lives in the country or has retained country ways

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • n. 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.

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • n. A female inhabitant or native of a particular country or region.
  • n. A woman born in the same country with another person.
  • n. A woman belonging to the country, as opposed to the town.

from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.

  • n. a woman who lives in the country and has country ways
  • n. a woman from your own country

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