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  From  Webster's  Revised  Unabridged  Dictionary  (1913)  [web1913]: 
 
  Countryman  \Coun"try*man\  (k[u^]n"tr[i^]-man),  n.;  pl 
  {Countrymen}  (-men). 
  1.  An  inhabitant  or  native  of  a  region.  --Shak. 
 
  2.  One  born  in  the  same  country  with  another;  a  compatriot; 
  --  used  with  a  possessive  pronoun. 
 
  In  perils  of  waters,  in  perils  of  robbers,  in  perils 
  by  mine  own  countrymen.  --2  Cor.  xi 
  26. 
 
  3.  One  who  dwells  in  the  country,  as  distinguished  from  a 
  townsman  or  an  inhabitant  of  a  city;  a  rustic;  a 
  husbandman  or  farmer. 
 
  A  simple  countryman  that  brought  her  figs.  --Shak. 




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