Synonyms of 'country'
1 nationDictionary, state, land
the disputed boundary between the two countries
2 peopleDictionary, community, nation
Seventy per cent of this country is opposed to blood sports.
He's well liked by the local community.
It was a story that touched the nation's heart.
This reflects attitudes and values prevailing in society.
a large proportion of the populace
The poll is a test of the public's confidence in the government.
3 countrysideDictionary, rural areas, provinces
They live somewhere way out in the country.
I've always loved the English countryside.
outback (Australian , New Zealand)
the middle of nowhere
wide open spaces (informal)
back country (US)
the back of beyond
bush (New Zealand , South Africa)
boondocks (US , slang)
4 territoryDictionary, part, land
This is some of the best walking country in the district.
ruralDictionary, pastoral, rustic
I want to live a simple country life.
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Agrarian means relating to the ownership and use of land, especially farmland, or relating to the part of a society or economy that is concerned with agriculture.
a highly developed agrarian economy
Bucolic means relating to the countryside.
the bucolic surroundings of Chantilly
Thesaurus for country from the Collins English Thesaurus
A country is one of the political units which the world is divided into, covering a particular area of land.