Definition of downs country in English:

downs country

(also down country)

Pronunciation /ˈdaʊnz ˌkʌntri/


  • Gently rolling hill country, typically with few trees and used mainly for pasture; downland. Chiefly with reference to certain areas of southern England and western Queensland, Australia.


Late 18th century; earliest use found in The Morning Chronicle. In some forms from down + country;.