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country

(kŭn′trē)
n. pl. coun·tries
1.
a. A nation or state.
b. The territory of a nation or state; land.
c. The people of a nation or state; populace: The whole country will profit from the new economic reforms.
2. The land of a person's birth or citizenship: Foreign travel is restricted in his country.
3. A region, territory, or large tract of land distinguishable by features of topography, biology, or culture: hill country; Bible country.
4. An area or expanse outside cities and towns; a rural area: a vacation in the country.
5. Law
a. The people of a district who are eligible for jury service.
b. A jury.
6. Informal Country music.
adj.
1. Of, relating to, or typical of the country: a country road; country cooking.
2. Of or relating to country music.
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The statement said when the court started deliberations for a decision, DTP Leader Ahmet Turk had announced that should DTP be shut down and a single one of their lawmakers be expelled from the parliament, they would all resign and appeal to the country.
The ruling overturned a previous sentence in March in which the court deemed Abdul-Aziz al-Abdi, a retired pilot in the Yemeni air force who killed a Jewish Yemeni, "mentally unstable." It ordered him to pay a fine of 50.5 million riyals ($250,000.) However the victim's father appealed the verdict and now Abdi's attorneys said they would file an appeal to the country's Supreme Court, the highest judicial body.
I feel frustration that the hopes of a city that suffered an atomic bombing do not prevail and would like to make a renewed appeal to the country and the world,'' Taue said in a press conference.
Then in January 2004, his appeal to the country's highest court, the House of Lords failed.
Delia hopes her book will appeal to the country's new middle classes, more used to dishes such as beef stroganoff and hearty stews.