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country

1. a territory distinguished by its people, culture, language, geography, etc.
2. an area of land distinguished by its political autonomy; state
3. the people of a territory or state
4. 
a. the part of the land that is away from cities or industrial areas; rural districts
b. (as modifier): country cottage
5. one's native land or nation of citizenship
6. go or appeal to the country Chiefly Brit to dissolve Parliament and hold an election
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Theater artists in Egypt have appealed to the country's president Abdel Fattah El-Sisi to release a playwright and a director.
Libya envoy Martin Kobler urged the country's internationally recognized parliament, the House of Representatives, to "promptly convene" and endorse the unity government, while world powers appealed to the country's rival parliaments to support the new executive administration to break political paralysis that has provided a safe haven for radical militants.
Meanwhile, NGOs of Tajikistan are concerned over these regulations of the government and appealed to the country's President.
Altaf Hussain, on this occasion also appealed to the country's youth, students and people belonging to different walks of life to study the MQM's Manifesto.