Definition of old country in English:
noun(the old country)
The native country of a person who has gone to live abroad.
- There was an amazingly diverse audience at the show, proving that Celtic music is not just for old folk from the old country - long live the fiddle!
- The gentleman was an old friend of Maurice's father, from the old country.
- It is perfectly worth his while to pay, besides these high wages, the cost of the passage of free labour from the old country to the colony.
Definition of old country in:
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