Coun"try*man (k?n"tr?-man), n.; pl. Countrymen (-men).
1. An inhabitant or native of a region.
One born in the same country with another; a compatriot; -- used with a possessive pronoun.
In perils of waters, in perils of robbers, in perils by mine own countrymen.
2 Cor. xi. 26.
One who dwells in the country, as distinguished from a townsman or an inhabitant of a city; a rustic; a husbandman or farmer.
A simple countryman that brought her figs.
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