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COUNTRY. By country is meant the state of which one is a member.
     2. Every man's country is in general the state in which he happens to have been born, though there are some exceptions. See Domicil; Inhabitant. But a man has the natural right to expatriate himself, i. e. to abandon his country, or his right of citizenship acquired by means of naturalization in any country in which he may have taken up his residence. See Allegiance; Citizen; Expatriation. in another sense, country is the same as pais. (q.v.)

A Law Dictionary, Adapted to the Constitution and Laws of the United States. By John Bouvier. Published 1856.
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(5.) When I wrote my article on Sharp and Baring-Gould I suggested thai this was Sharp's first encounter with country dance. In fact, he had noted three dances a fortnight earlier, from John Mason at Stow-on-the-Wold.
English Country Dance is less well known to contemporaries than its American cousins, the contra and square dance, but many are familiar with it today from its use in the film and television adaptations of Jane Austen novels.
(2.) The name "country-dance" does not have rustic: associations, but is a translation of the French "Contredanse," so named because men and women lined up across from one another (Wood 92; "Country Dance" 235).
Not from the point of view of money, but in everything else that I do." HISTORY OF SCOTTISH COUNTRY DANCING Country dances became popular in Scotland in the early 18th Century, although country dances had been danced in England and Europe for more than 100 years.
Knowle Scottish Country Dance Club meets up every Thursday and is currently looking for new members to join its ranks.
Ian Payne's book explores the almain in the context of the English measure and country dance, and as such draws attention to a significant aspect of the English cultural heritage.
She said: "I was taught Scottish Country Dance at school but even I'm having a refresher course."
But while Anne and her mum, Mrs Mary McIntosh, provide dresses and kilts, some of the kids have to share clothes because money is tight at Our Ladies and St Matthew's Country Dance Club.
8 DGNHAS, speaker Ian and Carol Bainbridge, Scotland's Rock Art Project, Cumberland Street Day Centre, Dumfries, 7.30pm 8 Soup lunches for Christian Aid, St John's Church Hall, Dumfries, 12.00-1.30pm 8Twingo Bingo Friday at Summerhill Community Centre, eyes down 7.30pm 9 SolwayVehicle Society slide show, N Mitchell, A Transport Dynasty,Terregles Hall, 7.30pm 11 Dumfries Country Dance Club, St Mary's/ Greyfriars Hall, 7.45pm.
The Queen is Patron of the Royal Scottish Country Dance Society.
Knowle Scottish Country Dance Club meets every week and is looking for new members.
SHOCKED cops had to use CS spray and batons when a country dance erupted into a full-scale riot.