country

  

Definition

Tract of land inhabited by people of one or several nations. Whereas the term 'country' emphasizes the physical dimensions and boundaries of a geographical area, 'nation' emphasizes a particular community of people with shared history and culture, and 'state' a self-governing legal and political entity.

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  • In that particular country, it is illegal for a female to walk anywhere in public without a male family member escorting her.

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  • It was a really big country and there were a lot of people there and the economy was growing at a really steady pace.

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  • You should always make sure you know all of the rules and regulations of any country you may do business in.

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