Difference between Land and Country

What is the difference between Land and Country?

Land as an adjective is of or relating to land. while Country as an adjective is from the countryside or connected with it.


Part of speech: adjective

Definition: Of or relating to land. Residing or growing on land.

Part of speech: noun

Definition: The part of Earth which is not covered by oceans or other bodies of water. real estate or landed property; a partitioned and measurable area which is owned and on which buildings can be erected. A country or region. A person's country of origin and/or homeplace; homeland. Ground that is suitable for farming. (Ireland / colloquial) a fright. A conducting area on a board or chip which can be used for connecting wires. In a compact disc or similar recording medium, an area of the medium which does not have pits. The space between the rifling grooves in a gun.

Part of speech: verb

Definition: To descend to a surface, especially from the air. To alight, to descend from a vehicle. To come into rest. To arrive at land, especially a shore, or a dock, from a body of water. To bring to land. To acquire; to secure. To deliver.

Example sentence: As soon as the land of any country has all become private property, the landlords, like all other men, love to reap where they never sowed, and demand a rent even for its natural produce.


Part of speech: adjective

Definition: From the countryside or connected with it.Of or connected to country music.

Part of speech: noun

Definition: A nation state, a political entity asserting ultimate authority over a geographical area.A former independent nation state (e.g., England or Scotland).A rural area, as opposed to a town or city; countryside.Short for country music, a genre of popular music that has rural Southern roots and embraces numerous subgenres and styles.

Example sentence: True terror is to wake up one morning and discover that your high school class is running the country.

We hope you now know whether to use Land or Country in your sentence.

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