Definition of Country music

1. Noun. A simple style of folk music heard mostly in the southern United States; usually played on stringed instruments.

Exact synonyms: C And W, Country And Western
Generic synonyms: Ethnic Music, Folk, Folk Music
Specialized synonyms: Bluegrass, Hillbilly Music, Zydeco

Definition of Country music

1. Noun. (music) A style of popular music that originated in the folk music of the rural population of the southern and western United States. Characterized by twangy guitars, fiddles, banjos and simple melodies. ¹

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Country Music

country beam
country beams
country borage
country bumpkin
country bumpkins
country club
country codes
country cousin
country dance
country dancing
country doctor
country folks
country house
country houses
country mile
country music (current term)
country of origin
country of provenance
country park
country parks
country pop
country rock
country seat
country store
country wife

Literary usage of Country music

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1. Travels to Discover the Source of the Nile: In the Years 1768, 1769,1770 by James Bruce (1813)
"Directions to Travellers for preserving Healths- Diseases of the Country—Music—Trade , 8$c. of ... country— Music ..."

2. Travels to Discover the Source of the Nile, in the Years 1768, 1769, 1770 by James Bruce (1804)
"Directions 1o Travellers for preserving Health—Disee* ses of the Country—Music—Trade, ... country—Music ..."

3. The Speech of Monkeys by Richard Lynch Garner (1892)
"... Thought—Thought and Expression- Expression and Speech—The Vocal Organs and Sound—Speech in City and Country—Music, Passions, and Taste—Life and Reason. ..."

4. Sketches of China: Partly During an Inland Journey of Four Months, Between by John Francis Davis (1841)
"... of conducting mandarin, and reasons—His good-breeding—Noisy boatmen —'Alluvial country — Music described — Building dedicated to summer solstice—Town of ..."

5. Music: A Monthly Magazine Devoted to the Art, Science, Technic and by William Smythe Babcock Mathews (1897)
"The lectures of Thursday consist of a paper by Mrs. Evelyn E. Jones, of Henry, on "The Needs of country music Teachers," and a paper by Mr. A. I). ..."

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