A nation state, a political entity asserting ultimate authority over a geographical area.
Australia is both a Country and a continent.
A former independent nation state (e.g., England or Scotland).
(usually preceded by ‚Äúthe‚ÄĚ) A rural area, as opposed to a town or city; countryside.
I come from the Country ‚ÄĒ I'd hate to live in the city now, I'm so used to the woodland and meadows.
These animals are now found only in the high country.
Short for Country music, a genre of popular music that has rural Southern roots and embraces numerous subgenres and styles.