countrywoman

countrywoman

[kuhn-tree-woom-uhn]
noun, plural countrywomen.
1.
a woman who is a native or inhabitant of one's own country.
2.
a woman who lives in the country.

Origin:
1400–50; late Middle English; see country, woman


See -woman.
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countryman (ˈkʌntrɪmən)
 
n , pl -men
1.  a person who lives in the country
2.  a person from a particular country or from one's own country (esp in the phrase fellow countryman)
 
'countrywoman
 
fem n

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