Synonyms for (noun) country

land, nation, country

the people who live in a nation or country

a statement that sums up the nation's mood; the news was announced to the nation; the whole country worshipped him

LESS SPECIFIC: people


res publica, state, country, commonwealth, body politic, nation, land

a politically organized body of people under a single government

the state has elected a new president; African nations; students who had come to the nation's capitol; the country's largest manufacturer; an industrialized land


area, country

a particular geographical region of indefinite boundary (usually serving some special purpose or distinguished by its people or culture or geography)

it was a mountainous area; Bible country

LESS SPECIFIC: region


country, state, land

the territory occupied by a nation

he returned to the land of his birth; he visited several European countries


rural area, country

an area outside of cities and towns

his poetry celebrated the slower pace of life in the country