Quotes containing word "country"

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Sell also: area, Commonwealth, land, nation, state

Definitions and meanings of word "country"

• Noun: the territory occupied by a nation; examples: "he returned to the land of his birth", "he visited several European countries"

• Noun: a politically organized body of people under a single government; examples: "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"

• Noun: the people who live in a nation or country; examples: "a statement that sums up the nation's mood", "the news was announced to the nation", "the whole country worshipped him"

• Noun: an area outside of cities and towns; example: "his poetry celebrated the slower pace of life in the country"

• Noun: a particular geographical region of indefinite boundary (usually serving some special purpose or distinguished by its people or culture or geography); examples: "it was a mountainous area", "Bible country"

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Donald Trump
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Born Friday 14 June 1946
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Born Friday 28 May 1971
George W. Bush
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American President, Politician, Businessman
Born Saturday 6 July 1946
Paul Ryan
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Born Thursday 29 January 1970
Rush Limbaugh
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American Entertainer
Born Friday 12 January 1951
Jon Huntsman, Jr.
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Born Saturday 26 March 1960
Thomas Jefferson
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American President, Author
Saturday 13 April 1743 - Tuesday 4 July 1826
Loretta Lynn
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Born Sunday 14 April 1935
Novak Djokovic
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Born Friday 22 May 1987
Lakhdar Brahimi
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Born Monday 1 January 1934
Allen West
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Born Tuesday 7 February 1961
Paul Gillmor
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Wednesday 1 February 1939 - Wednesday 5 September 2007

If you lead a country like Britain, a strong country, a country which has taken a lead in world affairs in good times and in bad, a country that is always reliable, then you have to have a touch of iron about you.

Margaret Thatcher

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Country music has changed tremendously, so what now is considered country was not considered country at that time. We were doing stuff that probably could have been called country music today, but would certainly have not have fit in at that time.

Charlie Daniels

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I got to where I couldn't listen to country radio. Country music is supposed to have steel and fiddle. When I hear country music, it should be country.

Gretchen Wilson

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If you're black in this country, if you're a woman in this country, if you are any minority in this country at all, what could possibly possess you to vote Republican?

Cher

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To stop terrorists before the strike, we must do three things: deny them entry into the country, curtail their freedom of action inside the country, and deprive them of material and moral support from within the country.

Richard Perle

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This country isn't a melting pot. Think of this country as a stir fry. That's what this country should be. A place where people are appreciated for who they are.

Jane Elliott

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Only he can understand what a farm is, what a country is, who shall have sacrificed part of himself to his farm or country, fought to save it, struggled to make it beautiful. Only then will the love of farm or country fill his heart.

Antoine de Saint-Exupery

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The Republican Party is bringing out here onto the floor of Congress an all-out assault on the protection of the rights of people who work in the fields of our country, in the factories of our country, in the offices of our country.

Ed Markey

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So, look, in order to move our country forward, we have to do the things our parents and grandparents did. They believed enough in our country to invest in our country, to create jobs, to make modern investments. And those are the things that we need to get back to with a balanced approach.

Martin O'Malley

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The people of Canada have worked hard to build a country that opens its doors to include all, regardless of their differences; a country that respects all, regardless of their differences; a country that demands equality for all, regardless of their differences.

Paul Martin

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Canada's a huge country, so to be able to unite the country through communication satellite technology or to be able to observe it through remote sensing technology from space is a natural fit for a country like Canada.

Marc Garneau

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It's amazing how, age after age, in country after country, and in all languages, Shakespeare emerges as incomparable.

M. H. Abrams

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I feel like I've never had a home, you know? I feel related to the country, to this country, and yet I don't know exactly where I fit in... There's always this kind of nostalgia for a place, a place where you can reckon with yourself.

Sam Shepard

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Once upon a time there was an old country, wrapped up in habit and caution. We have to transform our old France into a new country and marry it to its time.

Charles de Gaulle

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So what is so strange about saying I want Barack Obama to fail if his mission is to reconstruct and reform this nation so that capitalism and individual liberty are not its foundation? I want the country to survive. I want the country to succeed.

Rush Limbaugh

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The present danger which this country faces is at least as great as the danger which we faced during the war with Germany and Japan. Briefly stated, it is the very real danger that this country, as we know it, may cease to exist.

James Forrestal

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I don't like country music, but I don't mean to denigrate those who do. And for the people who like country music, denigrate means 'put down'.

Bob Newhart

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We had some major successes and we did so because the country embraced the spirit of Earth Day and embraced this concept that we have to have forward-looking, visionary environmental policy and energy policy in this country.

Jay Inslee

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Being married to a daughter of India is a natural complement of my being in this country for 30 years. My roots are very much in this country, even though I remain a Westerner.

Francois Gautier

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Cross country skiing is great if you live in a small country.

Steven Wright

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