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downcountry

Syllabification: down·coun·try
Pronunciation: /ˈdounˌkəntrē
 
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Definition of downcountry in English:

adjective& adverb

chiefly North American
In, into, or relating to the low-lying and generally more densely settled part of a country as opposed to hilly regions: [as adjective]: even the downcountry conservatives support this reform [as adverb]: distant summer storms a hundred miles downcountry
More example sentences
  • He had a permanent arrangement with some corrupt antique dealer downcountry.
  • We will be downcountry (roughly) from April 5th -May 15ish.

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