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or country-wide

[kuhn-tree-wahyd] /ˈkʌn triˈwaɪd/
extending across or throughout the whole country; nationwide:
a countrywide reaction; a countrywide highway system.
Origin of countrywide
1920-25; country + wide Unabridged
Based on the Random House Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2015.
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  • Every new phase of recreation from playgrounds to philately presently has its countrywide association.

    Society Henry Kalloch Rowe
  • Precipitation ranges from fifteen to fifty inches; the countrywide average is about twenty-eight inches.

    Area Handbook for Romania Eugene K. Keefe, Donald W. Bernier, Lyle E. Brenneman, William Giloane, James M. Moore, and Neda A. Walpole
  • The railroads promptly fell in line with the countrywide summons for a more exacting standard of business ethics.

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