Down the country
Down Down, prep. [From {Down}, adv.] 1. In a descending direction along; from a higher to a lower place upon or within; at a lower place in or on; as, down a hill; down a well. [1913 Webster]

2. Hence: Towards the mouth of a river; towards the sea; as, to sail or swim down a stream; to sail down the sound. [1913 Webster]

{Down the country}, toward the sea, or toward the part where rivers discharge their waters into the ocean.

{Down the sound}, in the direction of the ebbing tide; toward the sea. [1913 Webster]


The Collaborative International Dictionary of English. 2000.

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