Definition of Citizenry

1. Noun. The body of citizens of a state or country. "The Spanish people"

Exact synonyms: People
Generic synonyms: Group, Grouping
Specialized synonyms: Country People, Countryfolk, Achaean, Arcado-cyprians, Aeolian, Dorian, Ionian, Electorate, Governed
Member holonyms: Citizen
Derivative terms: People, People



Definition of Citizenry

1. Noun. The group of all citizens. ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

Definition of Citizenry

1. [n -RIES]

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Citizenry

citigrade
citiless
citiner
citiners
citing
citizen
citizen's arrest
citizen extraordinaire
citizen journalism
citizeness
citizenesses
citizenhood
citizenish
citizenly
citizenries
citizenry (current term)
citizens
citizens committee
citizenship
citizenships
cito
cito disp
citola
citolas
citole
citoles
citraconic
citraconic acid
citraconic anhydrides
citraconyl-aldolase

Literary usage of Citizenry

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1. Personal Reminiscences of James A. Scrymser: In Times of Peace and War by James Alexander Scrymser (1915)
"We must depend in every time of national peril, in the future as in the past, not upon a standing Army, nor yet upon a reserve Army, but upon a citizenry ..."

2. Personal Reminiscences of James A. Scrymser: In Times of Peace and War by James Alexander Scrymser (1915)
"We must depend in every time of national peril, in the future as in the past, not upon a standing Army, nor yet upon a reserve Army, but upon a citizenry ..."

3. Christian Citizenship: An Elective Course for Young People by Francis John McConnell (1922)
"... V AN EDUCATED citizenry Prov. 8. 1-11; 29. 7, 8; Matt. 7. 21-27; 2 Tim. 3. 16, 17 WE HAVE said with wearisome iteration that one power of a social group ..."

4. Lower Living Costs in Cities: A Constructive Programme for Urban Efficiency by Clyde Lyndon King (1915)
"And, finally, effective government hinges on an effective citizenry. An effective citizenry is an informed citizenry—informed through simple but adequate ..."

5. The Politics of Trade and Industrial Policy in Africa: Forced Consensus? by Charles Chukwuma Soludo, Michael Osita Ogbu, Ha-Joon Chang (2004)
"It also serves as a framework within which policy-making can be disciplined to the needs of society and policy-makers held accountable to the citizenry. ..."

6. History of Friedrich II, of Prussia: Called Frederick the Great by Thomas Carlyle (1900)
"We will, as Regents of the citizenry committed to us, go before them with a good example ; and prove to all and every one, That, little and in war untenable ..."

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