countryside

noun
ADJECTIVE
attractive (esp. BrE), beautiful, glorious (BrE), lovely, magnificent (esp. BrE), picturesque, spectacular (esp. BrE), stunning (esp. BrE), wonderful (esp. BrE)
unspoiled

miles of unspoiled countryside

open
green, lush

a walk through the lush green countryside

flat
hilly, mountainous, rolling, rugged
wild (esp. BrE)
peaceful, quiet, rural (esp. AmE)
local (esp. BrE), nearby, surrounding
English, French, etc.
… OF COUNTRYSIDE
area (esp. BrE)
acres, miles

miles of beautiful countryside

VERB + COUNTRYSIDE
conserve, preserve, protect (all esp. BrE)
ravage (esp. BrE)

The countryside has been ravaged by pollution.

roam, tour, wander, wander around, wander through

In the afternoons they roamed the countryside around the house.

scour

Police scoured the countryside in search of the missing man.

dot

Castles and churches dot the countryside.

PREPOSITION
in the countryside

I dream of living in the countryside.

surrounded by countryside

a small town surrounded by picturesque countryside

through (the) countryside

Soon we were driving through pleasant open countryside.

countryside around

the countryside around Oxford


Collocations dictionary. 2013.

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