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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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Countryman told her not to tell anyone about the incident as he could get in trouble.
The new Mini Countryman comes with both petrol and diesel powertrains.
In terms of the technology inside, the Mini Countryman Cooper S JCW Inspired trim features the highest amount of equipment, including an 8.8-inch touchscreen display along with the iDrive controller with touchpad for handwriting recognition.
"Too often, student veterans don't know about their benefits beyond the GI Bill--if they even know about that," said Countryman. "They may not know about Vocational Rehabilitation and Employment, for example, which I have personally benefited from."
The Countryman hybrid is Mini's first plug-in hybrid.
"The delivery of 150 MINI Countryman Cooper S to EXNESS is one more challenge as we are already prepared to fully support all their needs.
"I consumed liquor with my countryman for a while before I went to a nearby supermarket.
This second generation Countryman is selling well and proves that buyers love the Mini in this practical crossover style.
Our favorite, the new MINI Countryman, marries good design with a spacious, high quality cabin and the choice of two or four-wheel-drive.
The second-generation Countryman, launched this year, has grown up even more.
For those who want zero-emissions motoring in the urban jungle - and MINI says nine out of 10 of its customers drive a maximum of 40 miles a day - the Countryman is undeniably appealing as the efficient lithium-ion battery powers the rear wheels.
It still looks every inch the Countryman - driven and loved by fans across the country - but the PHEV hybrid houses a threecylinder petrol engine and electric motor powered by a lithium-ion battery.