n (plural -men /-mən/)
- 1.1 (compatriot) [literary/literario] compatriota (masculine) fellow countryman compatriota (masculine)More example sentences
More example sentences1.2 (country dweller) campesino (masculine)
- His oppressive office compelled the countrymen to bring their articles to market.
- Micah, a simple countryman, was a native of a very poor village.
- I'm proud of what I do, I'm a countryman.
- When the war broke they flocked to help the South while their fellow countrymen flocked to the Northern armies.
- Here, the exiled speaker asks a fellow countryman if the same pleasant breeze blows across the borders.
- Many of us also have more in common with our fellow countrymen than with events in a far off country.
Here is a selection of useful words and phrases you will need in real-life situations while you're visiting Spain and other Spanish-speaking countries...
In Mexico, today is Conmemoración de la Proclamación de la Independencia. Throughout the country, at 11 o'clock at night, there is a communal shout, El Grito, in memory of Padre Hidalgo's cry of independence from the Spanish in the town of Dolores.