Originally Posted by ebin-san
ahh... well in which case, i must refer back to my earlier post and say that i do not live in the USA :(
Again I must mention that this is not limited to the USA,
COUNTRY. The territory occupied by an independent nation or people, or the inhabitants of such territory. In the primamry meaning "country" denotes the population
, the state
, the nation
, or the government, having possession and dominion over the territory.
A people, or aggregate of men
, existing in an organized jural society
, usually inhabiting a distinct portion of the earth, speaking the same language, using the same customs.
For words in green, see "body politic"