countryfolk

[kuhn-tree-fohk]
noun (used with a plural verb)
1.
people living or raised in the country; rustics.
2.
people from the same country; compatriots.
Also called countrypeople.


Origin:
1540–50; country + folk

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countryfolk

noun
1. people living in the same country; compatriots [syn: country people
2. people raised in or living in a rural environment; rustics [syn: country people
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The urban elites, in fact, see the regime itself as a dictatorship of countryfolk.
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