- 1The land and scenery of a rural area: they explored the surrounding countryside [as modifier]: countryside conservation groupsMore example sentences
landscape, scenery, surroundings, setting, environment; terrain, land, country, partsfarmland, 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 plattelandNorth American • informal the boondocks, the boonies, the tall timbersAustralian • informal Woop Woop, beyond the black stump
- 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.
- 1.1The inhabitants of countryside areas: the political influence of the countryside remains strongMore example sentences
- 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.