1. Rough and uncouth; SYN. country-bred.
2. (Of music) Characteristic of rural life; SYN. folk, hillbilly, western.
ETYM French contrée, Late Lat. contrata, from Latin contra over against, on the opposite side. Related to Counter, Contra.
1. An area outside of cities and towns; SYN. rural area.
2. The territory occupied by a nation; SYN. state, land, nation.