Synonyms for (noun) country

Synonyms: land, nation, country

Definition: the people who live in a nation or country

Usage: a statement that sums up the nation's mood; the news was announced to the nation; the whole country worshipped him

Similar words: people

Definition: (plural) any group of human beings (men or women or children) collectively

Usage: old people; there were at least 200 people in the audience


Synonyms: res publica, state, country, commonwealth, body politic, nation, land

Definition: a politically organized body of people under a single government

Usage: 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

Similar words: political entity, political unit

Definition: a unit with political responsibilities


Synonyms: area, country

Definition: a particular geographical region of indefinite boundary (usually serving some special purpose or distinguished by its people or culture or geography)

Usage: it was a mountainous area; Bible country

Similar words: region

Definition: a large indefinite location on the surface of the Earth

Usage: penguins inhabit the polar regions


Synonyms: country, state, land

Definition: the territory occupied by a nation

Usage: he returned to the land of his birth; he visited several European countries

Similar words: territorial division, administrative district, administrative division

Definition: a district defined for administrative purposes


Synonyms: rural area, country

Definition: an area outside of cities and towns

Usage: his poetry celebrated the slower pace of life in the country

Similar words: geographic area, geographic region, geographical area, geographical region

Definition: a demarcated area of the Earth