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countryside Line breaks: coun¦try|side
Pronunciation: /ˈkʌntrɪsʌɪd/

Definition of countryside in English:


[mass noun]
1The land and scenery of a rural area: they explored the surrounding countryside [as modifier]: countryside conservation groups
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  • It's easy to spend whole fascinating days exploring the surrounding countryside.
  • And, of course, this city is a gateway to some of the finest countryside in the land.
  • If not, communities living in the rural countryside would not be viable, he warned.
landscape, scenery, surroundings, setting, environment;
a rural area, a rural district, farmland, agricultural land, the country, the green belt, the great outdoors;
the provinces, the backwoods, the wilds, the wilderness, the hinterland;
Australian the outback, the bush, the back country, the booay;
South African the backveld, the platteland
informalthe sticks, the back of beyond, the middle of nowhere
North American informalthe boondocks, the boonies, the tall timbers
Australian informalWoop Woop, beyond the black stump
1.1The inhabitants of countryside areas: the political influence of the countryside remains strong
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  • In snubbing the countryside and its urban allies, the Government got it seriously wrong.
  • He has some of the facts and figures of just how dependent the countryside is on townie subsidy.
  • That is why there is no place in Cool Britannia for the people and culture of the countryside.

Words that rhyme with countryside

uxoricide • infanticide

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