open country


open country
unsettled country

English contemporary dictionary. 2014.

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  • Open Country — is a designation used for some UK access land. It was first defined under the 1949 National Parks Act (and extended by the 1968 Countryside Act), and was land over which an appropriate access agreement had been made. In particular significant… …   Wikipedia

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  • in open country — in an area which has not been developed, in nature …   English contemporary dictionary

  • open — [ō′pən] adj. [ME < OE, akin to Ger offen < PGmc * upana: for IE base see UP1] 1. a) in a state which permits access, entrance, or exit; not closed, covered, clogged, or shut [open doors] b) closed, but unlocked [the car is open] 2 …   English World dictionary

  • open — 1 adjective NOT CLOSED 1 DOOR/CONTAINER not closed, so that you can go through, take things out, or put things in: an open window | I guess I did leave the door open. | I can t get this milk open. | wide open (=completely open): The door was wide …   Longman dictionary of contemporary English

  • country — n. nation 1) to govern, rule, run a country 2) a civilized country 3) one s mother, native country 4) a host neighboring country 5) developing; third world; underdeveloped countries rural area 6) the back country 7) open; rough, rugged country… …   Combinatory dictionary

  • open — openly, adv. openness, n. /oh peuhn/, adj. 1. not closed or barred at the time, as a doorway by a door, a window by a sash, or a gateway by a gate: to leave the windows open at night. 2. (of a door, gate, window sash, or the like) set so as to… …   Universalium

  • open — /ˈoʊpən / (say ohpuhn) adjective 1. not shut, as a door, gate, etc. 2. not closed, covered, or shut up, as a house, box, drawer, etc. 3. not enclosed as by barriers, as a space. 4. that may be entered, used, shared, competed for, etc., by all: an …   Australian English dictionary

  • country — noun 1 area of land with its own government ADJECTIVE ▪ beautiful, fascinating, great ▪ this great country of ours ▪ hot, tropical ▪ …   Collocations dictionary


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