contree

See also: contrée

EnglishEdit

NounEdit

contree (plural contrees)

  1. Archaic spelling of country.

AnagramsEdit


Middle EnglishEdit

EtymologyEdit

Borrowed from Old French contree.

NounEdit

contree (plural contrees)

  1. Alternative form of contre

DescendantsEdit

  • English: country

Middle FrenchEdit

Alternative formsEdit

  • contrée (acutes start to appear circa 1535)

EtymologyEdit

From Old French contree.

NounEdit

contree f (plural contrees)

  1. country; land

DescendantsEdit


Old FrenchEdit

Alternative formsEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Vulgar Latin *(terra) contrata (facing land), from Latin contra.

PronunciationEdit

NounEdit

contree f (oblique plural contrees, nominative singular contree, nominative plural contrees)

  1. country; the countryside

QuotationsEdit

DescendantsEdit

See alsoEdit