[ほうじん, houjin] (n) (1) fellow countryman; (2) Japanese (nationals or residents); (P) [Add to Longdo]
Result from Foreign Dictionaries (2 entries found)
From The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48 [gcide]:
Countryman \Coun"try*man\ (k[u^]n"tr[i^]-man), n.; pl.
1. An inhabitant or native of a region. --Shak.
2. One born in the same country with another; a compatriot;
-- used with a possessive pronoun.
In perils of waters, in perils of robbers, in perils
by mine own countrymen. --2 Cor. xi.
3. One who dwells in the country, as distinguished from a
townsman or an inhabitant of a city; a rustic; a
husbandman or farmer.
A simple countryman that brought her figs. --Shak.
From WordNet (r) 3.0 (2006) [wn]:
n 1: a man from your own country
2: a man who lives in the country and has country ways [syn:
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