Countryman Coun"try*man (k[u^]n"tr[i^]-man), n.; pl. {Countrymen} (-men). 1. An inhabitant or native of a region. --Shak. [1913 Webster]

2. One born in the same country with another; a compatriot; -- used with a possessive pronoun. [1913 Webster]

In perils of waters, in perils of robbers, in perils by mine own countrymen. --2 Cor. xi. 26. [1913 Webster]

3. One who dwells in the country, as distinguished from a townsman or an inhabitant of a city; a rustic; a husbandman or farmer. [1913 Webster]

A simple countryman that brought her figs. --Shak. [1913 Webster]

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