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old country

noun
1.
the original home country of an immigrant or a person's ancestors, especially a European country.
Origin of old country
1775-1785
1775-85
Related forms
old-country, adjective
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old country

noun
1.
the country of origin of an immigrant or an immigrant's ancestors
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