noun, plural countrymen.
a native or inhabitant of one's own country.
a native or inhabitant of a particular region.
a person who lives in the country.
an unsophisticated person, as one who lives in or comes from a rural area; rustic.
Origin: 1275–1325; Middle English contre man.
1. compatriot, fellow citizen, landsman. 3. rustic, farmer, peasant.