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Example sentences for old country

The favorite given names of the old country almost disappear in the first native-born generation.
In those early years, the focus was on the old country.
Unemployment was obscenely high and the sense of community that many had enjoyed in the old country was gone.
However, it is more rampant among the older generation who has come with its cultural and linguistic baggage from the old country.
Meanders on an old country road next to a fast flowing brook, with some steep hill in certain places.

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