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 for Conclusion to the country
From The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48 :

  Conclusion \Con*clu"sion\, n. [F., fr. L. conclusio. See
     Conclude.]
     1. The last part of anything; close; termination; end.
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              A fluorish of trumpets announced the conclusion of
              the contest.                          --Prescott.
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     2. Final decision; determination; result.
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              And the conclusion is, she shall be thine. --Shak.
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     3. Any inference or result of reasoning.
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     4. (Logic) The inferred proposition of a syllogism; the
        necessary consequence of the conditions asserted in two
        related propositions called premises. See Syllogism.
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              He granted him both the major and minor, but denied
              him the conclusion.                   --Addison.
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     5. Drawing of inferences. [Poetic]
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              Your wife Octavia, with her modest eyes
              And still conclusion.                 --Shak.
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     6. An experiment, or something from which a conclusion may be
        drawn. [Obs.]
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              We practice likewise all conclusions of grafting and
              inoculating.                          --Bacon.
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     7. (Law)
        (a) The end or close of a pleading, e.g., the formal
            ending of an indictment, "against the peace," etc.
        (b) An estoppel or bar by which a person is held to a
            particular position. --Wharton.
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     Conclusion to the country (Law), the conclusion of a
        pleading by which a party "puts himself upon the country,"
        i.e., appeals to the verdict of a jury. --Mozley & W.
  
     In conclusion.
        (a) Finally.
        (b) In short.
  
     To try conclusions, to make a trial or an experiment.
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              Like the famous ape,
              To try conclusions, in the basket creep. --Shak.
  
     Syn: Inference; deduction; result; consequence; end;
          decision. See Inference.
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From The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48 :

  Country \Coun"try\ (k?n"tr?), n.; pl. Countries (-tr?z). [F.
     contr['e]e, LL. contrata, fr. L. contra over against, on the
     opposite side. Cf. Counter, adv., Contra.]
     1. A tract of land; a region; the territory of an independent
        nation; (as distinguished from any other region, and with
        a personal pronoun) the region of one's birth, permanent
        residence, or citizenship.
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              Return unto thy country, and to thy kindred. --Gen.
                                                    xxxxii. 9.
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              I might have learned this by my last exile,
              that change of countries cannot change my state.
                                                    --Stirling.
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              Many a famous realm
              And country, whereof here needs no account --Milton.
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     2. Rural regions, as opposed to a city or town.
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              As they walked, on their way into the country.
                                                    --Mark xvi. 12
                                                    (Rev. Ver. ).
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              God made the covatry, and man made the town.
                                                    --Cowper.
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              Only very great men were in the habit of dividing
              the year between town and country.    --Macaulay.
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     3. The inhabitants or people of a state or a region; the
        populace; the public. Hence:
        (a) One's constituents.
        (b) The whole body of the electors of state; as, to
            dissolve Parliament and appeal to the country.
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                  All the country in a general voice
                  Cried hate upon him.              --Shak.
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     4. (Law)
        (a) A jury, as representing the citizens of a country.
        (b) The inhabitants of the district from which a jury is
            drawn.
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     5. (Mining.) The rock through which a vein runs.
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     Conclusion to the country. See under Conclusion.
  
     To put one's self upon the country, or To throw one's self
     upon the country, to appeal to one's constituents; to stand
        trial before a jury.
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From Bouvier's Law Dictionary, Revised 6th Ed (1856) :

  CONCLUSION TO THE COUNTRY, pleading. The tender of. an issue to be tried by 
  a jury is called the conclusion to the country. 
       2. This conclusion is in the following words, when the issue is 
  tendered by the defendant: "And of this the said C D puts himself upon the 
  country." When it is tendered by the plaintiff, the formula is as follows: 
  "And this the said A B prays may be inquired of by the country." It held, 
  however, that there is no material difference between these two modes of 
  expression, and that, if ponit se, be substituted for petit quod inquiratur, 
  or vice versa, the mistake is unimportant. 10 Mod. 166. 
       3. When there is an affirmative on one side, and a negative on the 
  other, or vice versa, the conclusion should be to the country. T. Raym. 98; 
  Carth. 87; 2 Saund. 189; 2 Burr. 1022. So it is, though the affirmative and 
  negative be not in express words, but only tantamount thereto. Co. Litt. 
  126, a; Yelv. 137; 1 Saund. 103; 1 Chit. Pl. 592; Com. Dig. Pleader, E 32. 
  
  

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