Definition of another country in US English:

another country


  • 1Chiefly literary and poetic. The realm of the dead, or of the souls of the dead, especially regarded as a haven after life on earth; the state of death.

  • 2A situation, condition, or state of affairs very different in nature or character from one's usual experience; something which is unfamiliar, unknown, or not understood.


Mid 17th century; earliest use found in Dicke of Devonshire. From another [pronoun] + country.


another country

/əˌnʌðə ˈkʌntri/