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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.)

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My countryman went to smoke in the balcony and the accused came and raped me," she claimed.
Available in a variety of diesel and petrol engines - there is also a plugin hybrid powertrain - the Countryman can also be had with four wheel drive, so there are models to suit most tastes and pockets.
Despite the extra bulk of the Countryman this set-up delivers the sort of performance that you associate with the Cooper S badge - racing from 0-62mph in just over seven seconds and on to a top speed of 138mph.
The combined power units boast 224bhp which, with the help of a slick six-speed automatic transmission, sends the Countryman to 62mph from a standing start in a scintillating 6.
The new MINI Countryman achieves its unique standing among direct competitors due to its powerfully expressive design, efficiently shaped bodywork and in particular its unmatched driving agility.
The new MINI Countryman is some 20 centimetres longer than its predecessor and approximately 3 centimetres wider.
It will be the eco-champion of the new Countryman line up which is due for release in February.
On October 12, Acting Under Secretary Countryman will meet with Lilja Alfredsdottir, Foreign Minister of Iceland.
The Countryman Comfort model came in third place, selling five cars, a 25% increase from January and February 2015.
With a practically new Mini Countryman placed at my disposal from a day earlier courtesy of Bassoul Heneine, I found that the drive up to the picnic site offered a great opportunity to thoroughly assess the car, and I found it quite remarkable.
The Countryman displays all of the brand's usual traits from the foursquare stance with the wheels pushed right out to the extremities of the vehicle to the unmistakable font end with its rounded headlamps.