countryman

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Noun[change]

Singular
countryman

Plural
countrymen

  1. Your countrymen are people who come from the same country (nation) that you are from.
    My fellow Americans are my countrymen.
    The student from Japan wished she could see more of her countrymen.

Usage notes[change]

Countryman usually means someone from your nation. A country person is usually someone who lives away from the city. So country people cannot be used in place of countrymen; they mean different things.