Synonyms/Hypernyms (Ordered by Estimated Frequency) of noun country

5 senses of country

Sense 1
state, nation, country, land, commonwealth, res publica, body politic -- (a politically organized body of people under a single government; "the state has elected a new president"; "African nations"; "students who had come to the nation's capitol"; "the country's largest manufacturer"; "an industrialized land")
       => political unit, political entity -- (a unit with political responsibilities)

Sense 2
country, state, land -- (the territory occupied by a nation; "he returned to the land of his birth"; "he visited several European countries")
       => administrative district, administrative division, territorial division -- (a district defined for administrative purposes)

Sense 3
nation, land, country -- (the people who live in a nation or country; "a statement that sums up the nation's mood"; "the news was announced to the nation"; "the whole country worshipped him")
       => people -- ((plural) any group of human beings (men or women or children) collectively; "old people"; "there were at least 200 people in the audience")

Sense 4
country, rural area -- (an area outside of cities and towns; "his poetry celebrated the slower pace of life in the country")
       => geographical area, geographic area, geographical region, geographic region -- (a demarcated area of the Earth)

Sense 5
area, country -- (a particular geographical region of indefinite boundary (usually serving some special purpose or distinguished by its people or culture or geography); "it was a mountainous area"; "Bible country")
       => region -- (a large indefinite location on the surface of the Earth; "penguins inhabit the polar regions")

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