Definition of Country store

1. Noun. A retail store serving a sparsely populated region; usually stocked with a wide variety of merchandise.




Definition of Country store

1. Noun. (US historical) A general store in a rural setting, often associated with the time of cowboys ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Country Store

country dance
country dancing
country doctor
country folks
country house
country houses
country mile
country music
country of origin
country of provenance
country park
country parks
country pop
country rock
country seat
country store (current term)
country wife
countryfied
countryfies
countryfy
countryfying
countryish
countryless
countrylike
countrymade
countryman
countrymate
countrymates
countrymen
countrypeople

Literary usage of Country store

Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:

1. A History of Commerce by Clive Day (1922)
"Importance of the country store. — The great institution of trade at this ... The country store was the focus of the village, not only in economic but in ..."

2. A History of Commerce by Clive Day (1914)
"Importance of the country store. — The great institution of trade at this ... The country store was the focus of the village, not only in economic but in ..."

3. Old Virginia and Her Neighbours by John Fiske (1897)
"The country store was an important institution in Old Virginia. Under some conditions it would have formed a nucleus around which a ne country town would ..."

4. Recollections of a Lifetime: Or Men and Things I Have Seen: in a Series of by Samuel Griswold Goodrich (1857)
"... new Vocation— A Revolutionary Patriarch—Life in a country store— ... and at the age of fifteen I found myself installed in a country store. ..."

5. The Historical Writings of John Fiske by John Fiske (1902)
"The country store was an important institution in Old Virginia. Under some conditions it would have formed a nucleus around which a The coun- town would ..."

6. The Life and Times of Sir William Johnson, Bart. by William Leete Stone (1865)
"... and bringing lands into cultivation for himself— keeping, also, though upon a small scale, a country store, in which his uncle was a partner. ..."

7. A Sketch of the History of Attleborough: From Its Settlement to the Division by John Daggett, Amelia Daggett Shellfield (1894)
"He kept a country store in Attleborough for years. He was never possessed of much of this world's goods, but gave his children ..."

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