Definition of countrywoman in English:


Syllabification: coun·try·wom·an
Pronunciation: /ˈkəntrēˌwo͝omən

noun (plural countrywomen)

1A woman from the same country or region as someone else: thousands turned out to welcome home their countrywoman a fellow countrywoman from Ohio
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  • Remarkably, she was back later that day to play her top-seeded countrywoman in the final.
  • Her countrywoman, who published The Female Eunuch in 1970, had already whetted the appetite for work by women.
  • Good to see they're supporting their fellow countrywoman.
2A woman living or born in a rural area: she was a countrywoman through and through
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  • Madame Cholet, a kindly countrywoman who lived in the neighbouring house, knitted her woolly socks to keep her feet warm during pruning.
  • She has a house in Mayfair, but no enthusiasm for London: she is a countrywoman at heart.
  • As a country woman many of her articles reflected that background, recalling old times and customs.

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