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countryfolk

[kuhn-tree-fohk] /ˈkʌn triˌfoʊk/
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
1540-1550
1540-50; country + folk
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  • The urban elites, in fact, see the regime itself as a dictatorship of countryfolk.

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