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[kuhn-tree-muh n] /ˈkʌn tri mən/

noun, plural countrymen.
a native or inhabitant of one’s own country.
a native or inhabitant of a particular region.
a person who lives in the country.
an unsophisticated person, as one who lives in or comes from a rural area; rustic.
noun (pl) -men
a person who lives in the country
a person from a particular country or from one’s own country (esp in the phrase fellow countryman)

late 13c., from country + man (n.).


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