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Country vs. Emirate

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Countrynoun

(chiefly British) An area of land; a district, region.

Emiratenoun

A country ruled by an emir.

Countrynoun

A set region of land having particular human occupation or agreed limits, especially inhabited by members of the same race, language speakers etc., or associated with a given person, occupation, species etc.

Emiratenoun

The office of an emir.

Countrynoun

The territory of a nation, especially an independent nation state or formerly independent nation; a political entity asserting ultimate authority over a geographical area.

Emiratenoun

the domain controlled by an emir

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Countrynoun

(usually preceded by “the”) A rural area, as opposed to a town or city; the countryside.

Emiratenoun

the office of an emir

Countrynoun

ellipsis of country music

Emirate

An emirate is a territory ruled by an emir, a title used by monarchs or high officeholders in the Muslim world. There are three emirates that are independent states (Kuwait, United Arab Emirates and Qatar); and the unrecognized Taliban state in Afghanistan is (and was) also styled as an emirate.

Countrynoun

(mining) The rock through which a vein runs.

Countrynoun

The female genitalia, especially the vagina.

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Countryadjective

From or in the countryside or connected with it.

Countryadjective

Of or connected to country music.

Countrynoun

A tract of land; a region; the territory of an independent nation; (as distinguished from any other region, and with a personal pronoun) the region of one's birth, permanent residence, or citizenship.

‘Return unto thy country, and to thy kindred.’; ‘I might have learned this by my last exile,that change of countries cannot change my state.’; ‘Many a famous realmAnd country, whereof here needs no account’;

Countrynoun

Rural regions, as opposed to a city or town.

‘As they walked, on their way into the country.’; ‘God made the covatry, and man made the town.’; ‘Only very great men were in the habit of dividing the year between town and country.’;

Countrynoun

The inhabitants or people of a state or a region; the populace; the public. Hence: (a) One's constituents. (b) The whole body of the electors of state; as, to dissolve Parliament and appeal to the country.

‘All the country in a general voiceCried hate upon him.’;

Countrynoun

A jury, as representing the citizens of a country.

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Countrynoun

The rock through which a vein runs.

Countryadjective

Pertaining to the regions remote from a city; rural; rustic; as, a country life; a country town; the country party, as opposed to city.

Countryadjective

Destitute of refinement; rude; unpolished; rustic; not urbane; as, country manners.

Countryadjective

Pertaining, or peculiar, to one's own country.

‘She, bowing herself towards him, laughing the cruel tyrant to scorn, spake in her country language.’;

Countrynoun

the territory occupied by a nation;

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

Countrynoun

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’;

Countrynoun

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’;

Countrynoun

an area outside of cities and towns;

‘his poetry celebrated the slower pace of life in the country’;

Countrynoun

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’;

Countrynoun

a nation with its own government, occupying a particular territory

‘the country's increasingly precarious economic position’; ‘Spain, Italy, and other European countries’;

Countrynoun

the people of a nation

‘the whole country took to the streets’;

Countrynoun

districts and small settlements outside large urban areas or the capital

‘a country lane’; ‘the airfield is right out in the country’;

Countrynoun

an area or region with regard to its physical features

‘a tract of wild country’;

Countrynoun

a region associated with a particular person, work, or television programme

‘an old mansion in Stevenson's ‘Kidnapped’ country’;

Countrynoun

short for country music

Country

A country is a distinct territorial body or political entity (i.e. a nation).

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