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country(
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tri
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A noun is a word referring to a person, animal, place, thing, feeling or idea (e.g. man, dog, house).
1. (geographic area)
a. el país
(m) means that a noun is masculine. Spanish nouns have a gender, which is either feminine (like la mujer or la luna) or masculine (like el hombre or el sol).
She has visited more than 20 countries in the past year.Ella ha visitado más de 20 países en el último año.
2. (rural area)
a. el campo
(m) means that a noun is masculine. Spanish nouns have a gender, which is either feminine (like la mujer or la luna) or masculine (like el hombre or el sol).
They bought a beautiful house in the country.Compraron una casa preciosa en el campo.
3. (citizens of a state)
a. el pueblo
(m) means that a noun is masculine. Spanish nouns have a gender, which is either feminine (like la mujer or la luna) or masculine (like el hombre or el sol).
The country demonstrated its frustration with the government in the latest elections.El pueblo dio a conocer su frustración con el gobierno en las últimas elecciones.
4. (homeland)
a. la patria
(f) means that a noun is feminine. Spanish nouns have a gender, which is either feminine (like la mujer or la luna) or masculine (like el hombre or el sol).
James Bond is willing to die for queen and country.James Bond está dispuesto a morir por la reina y por la patria.
5. (region)
a. la tierra
(f) means that a noun is feminine. Spanish nouns have a gender, which is either feminine (like la mujer or la luna) or masculine (like el hombre or el sol).
You're in Gator country now, so take off your Seminoles cap.Estás ahora en tierra de los Gators, así que quítate tu gorra de los Seminoles.
b. la región
(f) means that a noun is feminine. Spanish nouns have a gender, which is either feminine (like la mujer or la luna) or masculine (like el hombre or el sol).
California's wine country is beautiful.La región de vino de California es bella.
6. (music)
a. el country
(m) means that a noun is masculine. Spanish nouns have a gender, which is either feminine (like la mujer or la luna) or masculine (like el hombre or el sol).
Country is okay, but I prefer rock.El country está bien, pero prefiero el rock.
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country
A noun is a word referring to a person, animal, place, thing, feeling or idea (e.g. man, dog, house).
1. (state, people)
a. el país
(m) means that a noun is masculine. Spanish nouns have a gender, which is either feminine (like la mujer or la luna) or masculine (like el hombre or el sol).
to go to the countryconvocar elecciones
2. (as opposed to town)
a. el campo
(m) means that a noun is masculine. Spanish nouns have a gender, which is either feminine (like la mujer or la luna) or masculine (like el hombre or el sol).
in the countryen el campo
country lifevida campestre
Country and Western musicmúsica country
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country [ˈkʌntrɪ]
noun
1 (nation) país (m); (people) pueblo (m)
to go to the country (Britain) (Pol) convocar a elecciones generales
2 (fatherland) patria (f)
to die for one's country morir por la patria; love of country amor a la patria
3 (no pl) (countryside) campo (m)
we had to leave the road and go across country tuvimos que dejar la carretera e ir a través del campo; in the country en el campo; to live off the country vivir de lo que produce la tierra
4 (no pl) (terrain, land) terreno (m); tierra (f)
this is good fishing country esta es buena tierra para la pesca; unknown country also terreno desconocido; mountainous country región (f) montañosa; there is some lovely country further south más al sur el paisaje es muy bonito
modifier
country and western (music) (n) música (f) country; música (f) ranchera; (Méx)
country bumpkin (n) patán (m); paletoapaleta (m) (f);a paleta
country club (n) club (m) campestre
country cottage (n) casita (f) (en el campo)
country cousin (n) pueblerinoapueblerina (m) (f);a pueblerina
country dance (n) baile (m) regional
country dancing (n) danza (f) folklórica
country dweller (n) persona (f) que vive en el campo
country folk (n) gente (f) del campo
country gentleman (n) hacendado (m)
country house (n) casa (f) de campo; quinta (f); (farm) finca (f); especially (LAm) rancho (m); (Méx)
country life (n) vida (f) campestre or del campo
country mile (n)
to miss sth by a country mile (US) quedarse a una legua de algo
Both songs inexplicably missed the singles chart by a country mile
country music (n)
country and western (music) See culture box in entry country.
country park (n) parque (m)
country people (n)
country folk See culture box in entry country.
country road (n) camino (m) vecinal
country seat (n) casa (f) solariega; hacienda (f); (LAm)
Collins Complete Spanish Electronic Dictionary © HarperCollins Publishers 2011
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